Taxon  Report   8305 
Viola praemorsa  Douglas
Astoria violet,  Canary violet
Viola praemorsa
© 2015 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Viola praemorsa
© 2008 George W. Hartwell
Viola praemorsa
© 2009 Trent M. Draper
Viola praemorsa, 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 praemorsa
© 2009 Trent M. Draper
Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Northern Juniper Woodland
Habitat: slopes
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Viola praemorsa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Feb 24, 2018).

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