Taxon  Report   8296    
Viola macloskeyi  F. E. Lloyd  ssp. pallens  (Banks ex DC.) M. S. Baker  
(no longer an active name)
Small white violet,  Smooth white violet
Viola macloskeyi ssp. pallens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Genus: Viola
Parent: Viola macloskeyi

Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Viola macloskeyi

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Viola macloskeyi var. pallens
PLANTS: Viola pallens var. subreptans
PLANTS: Viola pallens
NOTE: Viola macloskeyi ssp. pallens is no longer an active name.
More information about  Viola macloskeyi ssp. pallens
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: Aug 09, 2020).