Calflora
Taxon  Report   8311 
Viola purpurea  Kellogg  ssp. mohavensis  (M. S. Baker & J. C. Clausen) J. C. Clausen
Mojave goosefoot violet
More photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Viola purpurea ssp. mohavensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Viola purpurea ssp. mohavensis
© 2005 Brent Miller
Family: VIOLACEAE  
Genus: Viola
Parent Record Viola purpurea
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Viola purpurea ssp. mohavensis

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Viola aurea ssp. arizonensis
ICPN + PLANTS: Viola aurea ssp. mohavensis
More information about  Viola purpurea ssp. mohavensis
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (VIPUM2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

website references from Google


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: Aug 16, 2018).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.