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Viola nephrophylla (lecontes violet; Arizona bog violet; sand violet)

Synonyms: Viola arizonica; Viola austiniae; Viola cognata; Viola crassula; Viola cucullata f. prionosepala; Viola galacifolia; Viola lunellii; Viola mccabeiana; Viola nephrophylla var. arizonica; Viola nephrophylla var. cognata; Viola peramoena; Viola pratincola; Viola prionosepala; Viola retusa; Viola subjuncta; Viola vagula

Wikipedia Abstract

Viola nephrophylla (northern bog violet or Leconte violet; syn. Viola nephrophylla Greene f. albinea Farw., Viola pratincola Greene, Viola retusa Greene ) is an annual or perennial forb in the Violet family (Violaceae) native to North America.Viola nephrophylla was named by Edward Lee Greene in 1896 from specimens he collected near Montrose, Colorado. The species name, nephrophylla, is from the Greek for "kidney shaped leaves".
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Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Lifespan [2]  Annual/Perennial
Structure [2]  Herb

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Algonquin Provincial Park IV 1868802 Ontario, Canada
Bruce Peninsula National Park II   Ontario, Canada
Canaveral National Seashore II 9090 Florida, United States
Central Gulf Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 40530 United States  
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Hist. Park National Historical Park V 19586 Maryland, District of Columbia, United States
Chickamauga & Chattanooga Nat'l Military Park National Military Park V 8248 Georgia, Tennessee, United States
Chippewa Nature Center   Michigan, United States    
Colonial National Historic Park National Historical Park V 9316 Virginia, United States
Cumberland Gap National Hist. Park National Historical Park V 24282 Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, United States
Edwin S. George Reserve 1297 Michigan, United States
Fort Caroline National Memorial III 137 Florida, United States
Georgian Bay Islands National Park II   Ontario, Canada
Grand Canyon National Park II 1210128 Arizona, United States
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park VI 715 West Virginia, United States
Homestead National Monument of America V 850 Nebraska, United States
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site III 861 Pennsylvania, United States
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore II 8272 Indiana, United States
Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve (Natn'l Park) National Park II 51235 Kentucky, United States
Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve 470167 Ontario, Canada  
Pipestone National Monument V 326 Minnesota, United States
Point Pelee National Park II 5764 Ontario, Canada
Rondeau Provincial Park II 5035 Ontario, Canada
Shenandoah National Park II 108221 Virginia, United States
Shiloh National Military Park III 4061 Tennessee, United States
South Atlantic Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 20317 South Carolina, United States  


North America;



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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Chippewa Nature Center
Edwin S. George Reserve, University of Michigan, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access