Taxon  Report   12125 
Viola nephrophylla  Greene
Leconte violet,  Northern bog violet
Viola nephrophylla
© 2015 John Doyen
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Viola nephrophylla
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Viola nephrophylla
© 2015 Sierra Pacific Industries
Viola nephrophylla, 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 nephrophylla
© 2010 Sierra Pacific Industries
Genus: Viola
Yellow Pine Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Viola maccabeana
PLANTS: Viola nephrophylla var. arizonica
PLANTS: Viola nephrophylla var. cognata
PLANTS: Viola pratincola
PLANTS: Viola retusa
ICPN: Viola sororia ssp. affinis
More information about  Viola nephrophylla
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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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: Jul 22, 2018).

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