Viola nephrophylla Greene

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Viola nephrophylla Greene

  • Description

    Species Description - Lvs glabrous, relatively small, the later ones not notably larger than the earlier ones, seldom as much as 7 cm wide; fls often elevated somewhat above the lvs, narrower and more elongate than in no. 5 [Viola sororia Willd.], the relatively narrow lateral pet directed forward at an angle, tapering to an almost clawed base; spurred pet bearded or not; 2n=54; otherwise much like no. 5 [Viola sororia Willd.]. Mainly in the w. cordillera, but extending e. in cold, wet places (often with a high pH) to ne. U.S. (Mich., Wis., n. N.Y., and New Engl.) and se. Can. May–July.