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Viola macloskeyi (Macloskey's violet; small white violet)


Wikipedia Abstract

Viola macloskeyi (small white violet, northern white violet, smooth white violet, sweet white violet, western sweet violet, western sweet-white violet, wild white violet) is a flowering perennial plant in the Violet family (Violaceae). It is native to Canada, the Northeastern, North-Central, Northwestern, Southeastern, and Southwestern United States and California, and the French islands of Saint Pierre and Miquelon.
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Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Screening - Summer [2]  Porous
Screening - Winter [2]  Porous
Bloom Period [2]  Early Spring
Drought Tolerance [2]  Low
Fire Tolerance [2]  Low
Frost Free Days [2]  90 days
Fruit/Seed Abundance [2]  Low
Fruit/Seed Begin [2]  Spring
Fruit/Seed End [2]  Summer
Growth Form [2]  Stoloniferous
Growth Period [2]  Spring, Summer
Growth Rate [2]  Moderate
Leaf Type [2]  Deciduous
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Propagation [2]  Bare Root, Cutting, Seed, Sprig
Root Depth [2]  3.937 inches (10 cm)
Seed Spread Rate [2]  Slow
Seed Vigor [2]  Low
Shape/Orientation [2]  Prostrate
Structure [3]  Herb
Vegetative Spread Rate [2]  Slow
Flower Color [2]  White
Foliage Color [2]  Green
Fruit Color [2]  Black
Flower Conspicuous [2]  Yes
Height [2]  8 inches (0.2 m)
Hardiness Zone Minimum [2]  USDA Zone: 4 Low Temperature: -30 F° (-34.4 C°) → -20 F° (-28.9 C°)
Light Preference [2]  Mostly Shady
Soil Acidity [2]  Neutral
Soil Fertility [2]  Very Rich
Water Use [2]  High

Protected Areas


Clossiana titania[4]


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
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
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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