Calflora
Taxon  Report   8300    
Viola pedunculata  Torr. & A. Gray
California golden violet,  Johnny jump up
Viola pedunculata
© 2009 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Viola pedunculata
© 2009 Keir Morse
Viola pedunculata
© 2009 Keir Morse
Viola pedunculata, 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 pedunculata
© 2018 James Gonsman
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub

Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Viola pedunculata ssp. tenuifolia
ICPN: Viola pedunculata ssp. pedunculata
More information about  Viola pedunculata
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 (VIPE3)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2018).

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