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Viola pedatifida (prairie violet; crow-foot violet)

Synonyms: Viola delphinifolia; Viola palmata var. pedatifida

Wikipedia Abstract

Viola pedatifida (prairie violet, crow-foot violet, larkspur violet, purple prairie violet, coastal violet; syn. Viola pedatifida subsp. brittoniana (Pollard) L. E. McKinney, Viola pedatifida G. Don subsp. pedatifida, Viola palmata L. var. pedatifida (G.Don) Cronquist) is a perennial herbaceous plant in the Violet family (Violaceae). It is 4-8in. (10–20 cm) tall with pale purple flowers and deeply divided leaves.
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Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Structure [3]  Herb

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Devils Tower National Monument V 1361 Wyoming, United States
Homestead National Monument of America V 850 Nebraska, United States
Knife River Indian Villages National Hist. Site National Historic Site III 1756 North Dakota, United States
Pipestone National Monument V 326 Minnesota, United States
Riding Mountain Biosphere Reserve II 762028 Manitoba, Canada
Wind Cave National Park II 29471 South Dakota, United States


Euxoa catenula[4]
Euxoa nostra[4]
Phenacoccus wilmattae[5]
Speyeria idalia (Regal fritillary)[4]


Pollinated by 
Andrena carlini (Mining bee)[6]
Anthemurgus passiflorae (passionflower bee)[6]
Aporus niger[6]
Astata bicolor[6]
Coelioxys alternata[6]
Coelioxys rufitarsis[6]
Euphoria fulgida[6]
Holcopasites heliopsis[6]
Mallota posticata[6]
Nomada denticulata[6]
Sciara atrata[6]
Spallanzania hesperidarum[6]
Strangalia famelica[6]
Tetralonia dilecta <Unverified Name>[7]
Zodion obliquefasciatum[6]


North America;



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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
4HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
5Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
6Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
7Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
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