Taxon  Report   12125    
Viola nephrophylla  Greene
Leconte violet,  Northern bog violet
Viola nephrophylla
© 2010 Sierra Pacific Industries
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Viola nephrophylla
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Viola nephrophylla
© 2015 Sierra Pacific Industries
Viola nephrophylla, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Viola nephrophylla
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Viola
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Viola maccabeana
PLANTS: Viola nephrophylla var. arizonica
PLANTS: Viola nephrophylla var. cognata
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More information about  Viola nephrophylla
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 23, 2019).