Calflora
Taxon  Report   8299    
Viola palustris  L.
Marsh violet
Viola palustris, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(29 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Violaceae  
Genus: Viola

Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: bogs/fens, coastal

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFViola palustris ssp. brevipes
JEFViola palustris var. brevipes
More information about  Viola palustris

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/19/2021).