Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Viola lanceolata Linnaeus. Section: Plagiostigma. Subsection: Stolonosae. Lanceleaf Violet, Narrow-leaved Violet. Phen: (Dec-) Mar-May. Hab: Bogs, seepage slopes, pitcher plant seepage bogs, streamheads and their margins, small swamp forests, depression ponds, interdune swales and ponds, other wet habitats. Dist: NB west to MN, south to Panhandle FL and e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = G, S, WV; = Viola lanceolata ssp. lanceolata – GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo3, NE, Tx; = Viola lanceolata var. lanceolata – C, F, Pa, Va, Ballard () (in prep), Haines (2001); < Viola lanceolata – Ar, FNA6, RAB, Tn, W, WH3, McKinney & Russell (2002)

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming
image of plant© Erik Danielson source
image of plant© Erik Danielson source