Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Viola striata Aiton image
Photographer: Kyle Steele           

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Robert W. Freckmann

Kyle Steele
Family Violaceae
Viola striata Aiton
creamy violet, striped white violet
Viola: a classical Latin name for violets
striata: striped
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect to drooping, perennial, 2 1/2"-12" tall forb, clustered, mostly hairless; stems leafy
Flower: white to cream, 5-parted, 1"-1 1/2" wide, numerous, all taller than the leaves, petals often with purple veins, side petals strongly bearded, spur thick and 1/8" long; solitary from the leaf axils; blooms April-June
Fruit:elliptic to round capsule with pale brown seeds
Leaf:finely toothed, wrinkled and pleated like a fan, lower stem and basal leaves blunt and oval, upper leaves with a sharp tip
Habitat: full to partial sun; moderate moisture; woods, meadows, streambanks, ditches
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Viola conspersa Rchb. f. masonii (Farw.) House
Viola conspersa Rchb. var. masonii Farw.
Viola striata Aiton f. albiflora Farw.

         
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