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Viola striata (striped cream violet)

Synonyms: Lophion striatum; Viola adunca f. masonii; Viola conspersa f. masonii; Viola conspersa var. masonii; Viola debilis; Viola lewisiana; Viola ochroleuca; Viola repens

Wikipedia Abstract

Viola striata is a species of violet known by the common names striped cream violet and creamy violet. It is native to Eastern North America, with its distribution being centered in interior areas away from the Coastal Plain. Its preferred habitat is mesic forests. It is a small, caulescent, perennial herb that has purple-striped white flowers in the spring.
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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
Allegheny Portage Railroad Nat'l Hist. Site National Historic Site III 1152 Pennsylvania, United States
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area National Recreation Area V 120283 Kentucky, Tennessee, United States
Blue Ridge Parkway National Parkway V 73611 North Carolina, Virginia, United States
Booker T. Washington National Monument V 237 Virginia, United States
Catoctin Mountain Park National Park II 5994 Maryland, United States
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Hist. Park National Historical Park V 19586 Maryland, District of Columbia, United States
Cumberland Gap National Hist. Park National Historical Park V 24282 Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, United States
Friendship Hill National Historic Site III 697 Pennsylvania, United States
Gettysburg National Military Park V 3560 Pennsylvania, United States
Great Smoky Mountains National Park II 515454 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore II 8272 Indiana, United States
Johnstown Flood National Memorial VI 175 Pennsylvania, United States
Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve (Natn'l Park) National Park II 51235 Kentucky, United States
New River Gorge National River National River and Wild and Scenic Riverway V 55591 West Virginia, United States
Prince William Forest Park 19378 District of Columbia, United States
Rock Creek Park   District of Columbia, United States
Southern Appalachian Biosphere Reserve 37548505 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States  
Valley Forge National Historical Park VI 3509 Pennsylvania, United States


Pollinated by 
Andrena carlini (Mining bee)[4]
Andrena mandibularis[5]
Anthemurgus passiflorae (passionflower bee)[5]
Apis mellifera (honey bee)[4]
Bombias auricomus <Unverified Name>[4]
Bombias separatus <Unverified Name>[4]
Bombus americanorum[4]
Bombus consimilis <Unverified Name>[4]
Bombus impatiens[4]
Bombylius major (Bee fly)[4]
Curtisapis coriacea <Unverified Name>[4]
Diceratosmia conjuncta <Unverified Name>[4]
Eurymus philodice <Unverified Name>[4]
Hiatomyia cyanescens[5]
Isomelissa violae <Unverified Name>[4]
Lispe albitarsis[5]
Mordellistena comata[5]
Osmia atriventris (Maine blueberry bee)[4]
Osmia collinsiae[4]
Osmia pumila[4]
Photinus pyralis (common eastern firefly)[5]
Pseudopanurgus labrosus[5]
Reichertella pulicaria[5]
Spallanzania hesperidarum[5]
Tetralonia belfragei <Unverified Name>[4]
Tetralonia dilecta <Unverified Name>[4]
Thanaos persius <Unverified Name>[4]
Zaodontomerus calcaratus <Unverified Name>[4]
Zethus spinipes[5]


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
4Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
5Jorrit 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.
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