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Viola sagittata (arrow-leaved violet; arrowleaf violet)

Synonyms: Viola alleghanensis; Viola cestrica; Viola ciliata; Viola dentata; Viola emarginata; Viola emarginata var. acutiloba; Viola sagittata var. subsagittata; Viola sagittifolia; Viola subsagittata
Language: French


Viola sagittata var. ovata (Arrowleaf violet)


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

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Acadia National Park II 35996 Maine, United States
Blue Ridge Parkway National Parkway V 73611 North Carolina, Virginia, United States
Catoctin Mountain Park National Park II 5994 Maryland, United States
Chippewa Nature Center   Michigan, 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 Necessity National Battlefield III 1019 Pennsylvania, United States
Gettysburg National Military Park V 3560 Pennsylvania, United States
Great Smoky Mountains National Park II 515454 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park VI 715 West Virginia, United States
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore II 8272 Indiana, United States
Kejimkujik National Park II 94203 Nova Scotia, Canada
Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve (Natn'l Park) National Park II 51235 Kentucky, United States
Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve 470167 Ontario, Canada  
Point Pelee National Park II 5764 Ontario, Canada
Prince William Forest Park 19378 District of Columbia, United States
Richmond National Battlefield Park III 1517 Virginia, United States
Shenandoah National Park II 108221 Virginia, United States
Southern Appalachian Biosphere Reserve 37548505 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States  
Upper Miss. River Nat'l Wildlife Refuge National Wildlife Refuge VI 25823 Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States
Valley Forge National Historical Park VI 3509 Pennsylvania, United States


Euptoieta claudia (Variegated fritillary)[4]
Speyeria aphrodite (Anemone fritillary)[5]


Pollinated by 
Aldrichia ehrmanii[4]
Andrena carlini (Mining bee)[4]
Anoplius illinoensis[4]
Anthemurgus passiflorae (passionflower bee)[4]
Astata bicolor[4]
Bruchophagus gibbus[4]
Chrysotachina alcedo[4]
Clusia lateralis[4]
Coelioxys rufitarsis[4]
Empis loripedis[4]
Eurymus philodice <Unverified Name>[6]
Evagetes ingenuus[4]
Isomelissa violae <Unverified Name>[6]
Lucilia sericata (Green blowfly)[4]
Megachile petulans[4]
Osmia pumila[6]
Oxybelus emarginatus[4]
Pontia protodice (Checkered White)[4]
Zethus spinipes[4]


North America;



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
4Jorrit 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.
5HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
6Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
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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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access