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Viola purpurea (goosefoot violet; pine violet; goose-foot yellow violet)

Synonyms: Viola nuttallii

Wikipedia Abstract

Viola purpurea is a species of violet which bears yellow flowers. It is known commonly as the goosefoot violet. It is a small plant which bears thick to fleshy toothed or ridged oval leaves which are mostly green but may have a purplish tint to them. The flowers are made up of bright yellow petals, the lowermost being streaked or veined with purple and the lateral petals with purplish undersides. There are several subspecies, most of which are known by the common name goosefoot violet.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Structure [3]  Herb

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Arches National Park II 76539 Utah, United States
Yellowstone Biosphere Reserve II 2196863 Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, United States

Predators

Speyeria adiaste (Atossa fritillary)[4]
Speyeria atlantis (atlantis fritillary)[4]
Speyeria callippe (Callippe silverspot)[4]
Speyeria coronis (Coronis Fritillary)[4]
Speyeria egleis[4]
Speyeria hydaspe (Hydaspe Fritillary)[4]
Speyeria zerene (Silverspot)[4]

Distribution

North America;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
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
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