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Viola helenae (Wahiawa stream violet)

Wikipedia Abstract

Viola helenae is a rare species of flowering plant in the violet family known by the common name Wahiawa stream violet. It is endemic to Hawaii, where it is known only from the Wahiawa Mountains of Kauai. It is threatened by exotic plant species and feral pigs. It is a federally listed endangered species of the United States. This plant is a subshrub which can reach 8 meters in height. It has long, narrow leaves and pale purple or white flowers.
View Wikipedia Record: Viola helenae

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Viola helenae


Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Structure [2]  Shrub



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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