Viola emarginata (Nuttall) Leconte var. 1 ["phasmatifolia" variant] . Section: Nosphinium. Subsection: Borealiamericanae. Phen: Mar-May. Hab: Somewhat acidic, well-drained sandy soils in oak and oak-pine forests, and open sites along forest borders and roadsides adjacent to open woodlands. Dist: Sc. VA south to sc. NC, in the Piedmont and foothills.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: See discussion under Viola emarginata var. emarginata.
Synonymy: = Ballard, Kartesz, & Nishino (2023); < Viola emarginata (Nutt.) Leconte; < Viola emarginata (Nutt.) Leconte var. emarginata – RAB; < Viola sagittata Aiton var. sagittata – FNA6