Taxon  Report   8318 
Viola tomentosa  M. Baker & J. Clausen
Feltleaf violet,  Woolly violet
Viola tomentosa
© 2012 Steven Perry
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Viola tomentosa
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
Viola tomentosa
© 2006 Steve Matson
Viola tomentosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Viola tomentosa
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Viola
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Viola tomentosa
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 28, 2016).

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