Viola pedatifida G. Don. Section: Nosphinium. Subsection: Borealiamericanae. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Organic loam of dry-mesic to mesic prairies. Dist: ON west to AB, south to n. OH, IN, AR, OK, NM, and AZ; material disjunct in w. VA attributed as V. pedatifida is a new species, Viola species 1.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, F, G, GrPl, Il, Ballard () (in prep); = Viola palmata L. var. pedatifida (G.Don) Cronquist – C; = Viola pedatifida G.Don ssp. pedatifida – McKinney & Russell (2002); < Viola pedatifida G.Don – FNA6, K3, K4