Taxon  Report   8288    
Viola douglasii  Steud.
Douglas' golden violet,  Douglas' violet
Viola douglasii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Viola
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Serpentine affinity: 2.8; (strong indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Southern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Viola chrysantha
More information about  Viola douglasii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 26, 2020).