Calflora
Taxon  Report   8299    
Viola palustris  L.
Marsh violet
Viola palustris, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: VIOLACEAE  
Genus: Viola
Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: bogs/fens, coastal

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Viola palustris ssp. brevipes
JEF: Viola palustris var. brevipes
ICPN: Viola palustris var. palustris
More information about  Viola palustris
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (VIPA4)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 21, 2019).