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Viola selkirkii (Selkirk's violet)

Synonyms: Viola borealis; Viola carnosula; Viola crassicornis; Viola erecta; Viola funghuangensis; Viola hirta var. umbrosa; Viola imberbis; Viola kamtschatica; Viola kamtschatica var. umbrosa; Viola salina; Viola selkirkii f. albiflora; Viola selkirkii f. subglabra; Viola selkirkii f. variegata; Viola selkirkii var. albiflora; Viola selkirkii var. angustistipulata; Viola selkirkii var. brevicalcarata; Viola selkirkii var. glabrescens; Viola selkirkii var. subglabra; Viola selkirkii var. variegata; Viola ulleungdoensis; Viola ulleungdoensis f. albiflora; Viola umbrosa

Wikipedia Abstract

Viola selkirkii is a species of violet known by the common names Selkirk's violet and great-spur violet. It is native throughout the Northern Hemisphere, its distribution circumboreal.This species is a rhizomatous perennial herb with hairy, heart-shaped leaves. The flowers are up to 1.5 centimeters wide and are violet in color. They lack the beards that some other violets have. Each flower has a spur up to 7 millimeters long. The fruit is a capsule up to 6 millimeters wide.
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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
Algonquin Provincial Park IV 1868802 Ontario, Canada
Allegheny Portage Railroad Nat'l Hist. Site National Historic Site III 1152 Pennsylvania, United States
Avan 5 Sweden  
Örtenberget 35 Sweden  
Baikalskiy Biosphere Reserve Zapovednik Ia 458883 Russia  
Basegi Zapovednik Ia 93739 Perm, Russia
Bolshekhekhtsirsky Zapovednik Ia 112282 Khabarovsk, Russia
Bruce Peninsula National Park II   Ontario, Canada
Cape Breton Highlands National Park II 234333 Nova Scotia, Canada  
Changbai Mountain Nature Reserve V 619089 Jilin, China  
Georgian Bay Islands National Park II   Ontario, Canada
Gros Morne National Park II 476632 Newfoundland, Canada
Gullhättkullen 15 Sweden  
Isle Royale Biosphere Reserve Ib 571799 Michigan, United States
Johnstown Flood National Memorial VI 175 Pennsylvania, United States
Kedrovaya Pad Zapovednik Ia 44224 Primorsky Krai , Russia
Kronotskiy Biosphere Reserve 361480 Russia  
Kuoukaravinerna norra 14 Sweden  
La Mauricie National Park II 131706 Quebec, Canada
Lake Clark National Park and Preserve Ib 386679 Alaska, United States
Lake Superior Provincial Park IV 351011 Ontario, Canada
Långfjället-Städjan-Nipfjället 231784 Sweden  
Långtjärnsberget 14 Sweden  
Lustgården 711 Sweden  
Magadansky Zapovednik 2332834 Russia  
Märkberget 719 Sweden  
Muddus 124105 Sweden  
Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve 470167 Ontario, Canada  
Pallas-Ounastunturi 146845 Finland  
Prince Albert National Park II 976762 Saskatchewan, Canada
Pukaskwa National Park II 459860 Ontario, Canada
Riding Mountain Biosphere Reserve II 762028 Manitoba, Canada
Rocky Mountain Biosphere Reserve II 239938 Colorado, United States
Sayano-Shushenskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 964620 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Sikhote-Alinskiy Biosphere Reserve 978001 Russia  
Styggforsen 31 Sweden  
Trolldalen 161 Sweden  
Tunturit 29560 Sweden  
Ussuriysky Zapovednik Ia 99910 Primorsky Krai , Russia
Voxnan 1910 Sweden  
Woodland Caribou Provincial Wilderness Park Provincial Park II 1072124 Ontario, Canada


Argynnis anadyomene[4]
Argyreus hyperbius[4]
Argyronome ruslana[4]
Boloria selene (Silver-bordered fritillary)[5]
Clossiana thore (Thor's Fritillary)[4]


Bassegi Zapovednik; 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
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
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.
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.
Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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