Taxon  Report   8297    
Viola ocellata  Torr. & A. Gray
Pinto violet,  Twoeyed violet, Western heart's ease
Viola ocellata
© 2008 Ron Wolf
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Viola ocellata
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Viola ocellata
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Viola ocellata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Viola ocellata
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Viola
Communities: Redwood Forest, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Serpentine affinity: 2.5; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Viola ocellata
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

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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 19, 2019).