Calflora
Taxon  Report   8289 
Viola glabella  Nutt. in Torr. & A. Gray
Pioneer violet,  Stream violet
Viola glabella
© 2001 Lindsay Herrera
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Viola glabella
© 2004 George W. Hartwell
Viola glabella
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Viola glabella, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Viola glabella
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: VIOLACEAE  
Genus: Viola
Communities:
Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Viola californica
More information about  Viola glabella
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 (VIGL)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 19, 2018).

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