Taxon  Report   8316 
Viola sheltonii  Torr.
Shelton's violet
Viola sheltonii
© 2010 Ron Wolf
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Viola sheltonii
© 2012 Steven Perry
Viola sheltonii
© 2006 Steve Matson
Viola sheltonii, 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 sheltonii
© 2018 Chico Hiking Association
Genus: Viola
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, Red Fir Forest
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Viola biternata
More information about  Viola sheltonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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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