Viola pedata Linnaeus var. flabellata D. Don. Section: Nosphinium. Subsection: Pedatae. Sandhill Bird’s-foot Violet. Phen: Mar-May; May-Jun. Hab: Dry to xeric longleaf pine sandhills. Dist: Sc. NC south to c. SC (and perhaps GA). There are a few odd collections in the West Gulf Coastal Plain that resemble var. flabellata.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = Viola pedata var. ranunculifolia – FNA6, K4, McKinney & Russell (2002); < Viola pedata – K1, K3, RAB, S, Haines (2001)