Viola brittoniana Pollard. Section: Nosphinium. Subsection: Borealiamericanae. Northern Coastal Violet, Coast Violet. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Moist to seasonally inundated sandy soils of fields, meadows, trail edges, and forest clearings adjacent to rivers and coastal marshes, also peaty river shores. Dist: MA to SC, along the coast.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = F, FNA6, K4, NE, Pa, Va, Ballard () (in prep), Gil-ad (1998), Gil-ad (1998), Haines (2001); = Viola brittoniana var. brittoniana – G, K1, K2, RAB; = Viola pedatifida ssp. brittoniana – McKinney & Russell (2002); < Viola palmata var. palmata – C