Taxon  Report   10454    
Viola langsdorffii  Fisch. ex Ging.
Aleutian violet
Viola langsdorffii
© 2010 Ray Collett
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Viola langsdorffii
© 2010 Ray Collett
Viola langsdorffii
© Gerald and Buff Corsi2009 California Academy of Sciences
Viola langsdorffii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
also called Viola langsdorfii
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Viola langsdorffii
© 2010 Ray Collett
Genus: Viola
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: bogs/fens, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Viola simulata
PLANTS: Viola superba
CNPS + PLANTS: Viola langsdorfii
More information about  Viola langsdorffii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).