Viola emarginata (Nuttall) Leconte var. 3 ["Lower Midwest" 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, lowland prairies. Dist: W. MO and e. KS south through AR and e. OK to w. LA and e. TX.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: See discussion under Viola emarginata var. emarginata.
Synonymy: < Viola emarginata (Nutt.) Leconte; < Viola sagittata Aiton var. sagittata – FNA6