Taxon  Report   8315    
Viola sempervirens  Greene
Evergreen violet,  Redwood violet
Viola sempervirens, 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)

Communities: Redwood Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Viola sarmentosa
JEF: Viola sempervirens ssp. orbiculoides
More information about  Viola sempervirens
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: Mar 28, 2020).