Calflora
Taxon  Report   8295    
Viola macloskeyi  F. E. Lloyd
Macloskey's violet,  Small white violet
Viola macloskeyi
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Viola macloskeyi
© 2010 Keir Morse
Viola macloskeyi
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Viola macloskeyi, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Viola macloskeyi
© 2018 Ashley Olive
Family: VIOLACEAE  
Genus: Viola
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Viola macloskeyi ssp. pallens
ICPN: Viola macloskeyi ssp. macloskeyi
More information about  Viola macloskeyi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (VIMA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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