Taxon  Report   8314 
Viola purpurea  Kellogg  ssp. venosa  (S. Watson) M. S. Baker & J. C. Clausen
Desert violet,  Goosefoot violet, Goosefoot yellow violet
Viola purpurea ssp. venosa
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
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Viola purpurea ssp. venosa
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Viola purpurea ssp. venosa
© 2009 Trent M. Draper
Viola purpurea ssp. venosa, 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 purpurea ssp. venosa
© 2000 Thayne Tuason
Genus: Viola
Parent Record Viola purpurea
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Viola purpurea ssp. atriplicifolia
PLANTS: Viola purpurea var. atriplicifolia
PLANTS: Viola purpurea var. venosa
PLANTS: Viola venosa
ICPN: Viola purpurea ssp. geophyta
More information about  Viola purpurea ssp. venosa
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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: Sep 25, 2018).

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