Taxon  Report   8300 
Viola pedunculata  Torr. & A. Gray
California golden violet,  Johnny jump up
Viola pedunculata
© 2018 James Gonsman
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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
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Viola
Foothill Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: slopes
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Viola pedunculata ssp. tenuifolia
ICPN: Viola pedunculata ssp. pedunculata
More information about  Viola pedunculata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Aug 16, 2018).

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