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Viola tripartita (threepart violet)

Synonyms: Viola glaberrima; Viola hastata var. glaberrima; Viola tripartita var. glaberrima

Wikipedia Abstract

Viola tripartita is a species of violet known by the common name threepart violet. It is native to Eastern North America, being primarily found in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Its preferred habitat is rich, mesic forests over calcareous rocks. It is a small perennial herb that has yellow flowers in the spring. It is distinguished from other caulescent yellow violets native to the area by having leaves that are wider than long which have a cuneate base.
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Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Structure [2]  Herb

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Chickamauga & Chattanooga Nat'l Military Park National Military Park V 8248 Georgia, Tennessee, United States
Great Smoky Mountains National Park II 515454 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States
Oconee National Forest Botanical Reserve 306 Georgia, United States  
Southern Appalachian Biosphere Reserve 37548505 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States  
Tennessee River Gorge   Tennessee, United States


North America;

External References

USDA Plant Profile



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