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Viola nephrophylla (lecontes violet; Arizona bog violet; sand violet)


Wikipedia Abstract

Viola nephrophylla (northern bog violet or Leconte violet; syn. Viola nephrophylla Greene f. albinea Farw., Viola pratincola Greene, Viola retusa Greene ) is an annual or perennial forb in the Violet family (Violaceae) native to North America. Viola nephrophylla was named by Edward Lee Greene in 1896 from specimens he collected near Montrose, Colorado. The species name, nephrophylla, is from the Greek for "kidney shaped leaves".
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Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Lifespan [2]  Annual/Perennial
Structure [2]  Herb

Protected Areas


North America;

External References

USDA Plant Profile



Attributes / relations provided by
1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
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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