Taxon  Report   8318    
Viola tomentosa  M. S. Baker & J. C. Clausen
Feltleaf violet,  Woolly violet
Viola tomentosa
© 2012 Steven Perry
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Viola tomentosa
© 2006 Steve Matson
Viola tomentosa
© 2006 Steve Matson
Viola tomentosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Viola tomentosa
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Viola
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Viola tomentosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2018).

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