Calflora
Taxon  Report   9426    
Viola sororia  Willd.
Common blue violet
Viola sororia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
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
Family: VIOLACEAE  
Genus: Viola

Toxicity: MINOR (SEEDS)

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Viola floridana
PLANTS: Viola latiuscula
PLANTS: Viola palmata var. sororia
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More information about  Viola sororia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (VISO)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 09, 2020).