Calflora
Taxon  Report   8286 
Viola beckwithii  Torr. & A. Gray
Beckwith's violet,  Great basin violet
Viola beckwithii
© 2003 Steve Matson
More photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Viola beckwithii
© 2011 Steven Perry
Viola beckwithii
© 2015 John Doyen
Viola beckwithii, 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 beckwithii
© 2011 Steven Perry
Family: VIOLACEAE  
Genus: Viola
Communities:
Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Viola beckwithii ssp. beckwithii
ICPN: Viola beckwithii ssp. glabrata
More information about  Viola beckwithii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (VIBE2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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: Jul 21, 2018).

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