Taxon  Report   8319    
Viola tricolor  L.
Johnny jumpup,  Wild pansy
Viola tricolor
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Viola tricolor
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Viola tricolor
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Viola tricolor, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Viola tricolor
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Genus: Viola
Communities: escaped cultivar

Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Viola tricolor
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 18, 2019).