Calflora
Taxon  Report   8309 
Viola purpurea  Kellogg
Goosefoot violet,  Mountain violet
Viola purpurea
© 2018 Liz Block
More photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Viola purpurea
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Viola purpurea
© 2006 Steve Matson
Viola purpurea, 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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Plant Characteristics
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Viola purpurea
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Viola purpurea
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 (VIPU4)

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: Jun 19, 2018).

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