Taxon  Report   8315 
Viola sempervirens  Greene
Evergreen violet,  Redwood violet
Viola sempervirens
© 2007 Ron Wolf
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Viola sempervirens
© 2004 Steve Matson
Viola sempervirens
© and Buff Corsi 2007 California Academy of Sciences
Viola sempervirens, 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 sempervirens
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2004 California Academy of Sciences
Genus: Viola
Redwood Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Viola sarmentosa
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Jul 22, 2018).

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