Taxon  Report   8288 
Viola douglasii  Steudel
Douglas' golden violet,  Douglas' violet
Viola douglasii
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
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Viola douglasii
© 2005 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Viola douglasii
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Viola douglasii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Viola douglasii
© 2011 Barry Rice
Genus: Viola
Southern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.8 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Viola douglasii
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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