Taxon  Report   8317    
Viola sororia  Willd.  ssp. affinis  (Le Conte) R. J. Little  
(no longer an active name)
Leconte violet,  Northern bog violet
Viola sororia ssp. affinis, 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
Genus: Viola
Parent: Viola sororia

Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

PLANTS other name:
Viola affinis

JEF other name:
Viola nephrophylla

NOTE: Viola sororia ssp. affinis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Viola sororia ssp. affinis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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).