Calflora
Taxon  Report   8309    
Viola purpurea  Kellogg
Goosefoot violet,  Mountain violet
Viola purpurea
© 2016 Jim Moore
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Viola purpurea
© 2018 Liz Block
Viola purpurea
© 2018 Jennifer Andersen
Viola purpurea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Viola purpurea
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland

Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Viola purpurea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (VIPU4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).