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Viola adunca (blue violet; hook violet; hookedspur violet)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Viola adunca is a species of violet known by the common names hookedspur violet, early blue violet, sand violet, and western dog violet. It is native to meadows and forests of western North America, Canada, and the northern contiguous United States. There are several varieties of V. adunca; a white-petaled form has been noted in Yosemite National Park. Has also been noted in Southern Ontario in tall grass prairies on the sand plain and in black oak savannas.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Edible [2]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [2]  Hermaphrodite
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Pollinators [2]  Insects, Lepidoptera, Cleistogamous
Structure [3]  Herb
Usage [2]  A blue dye can be obtained from the flowers;
Height [2]  3.937 inches (0.1 m)
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Protected Areas

Predators

Distribution

North America;

External References

USDA Plant Profile

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Citations

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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
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
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