Viola pedata Linnaeus var. flabellata D. Don. Section: Nosphinium. Subsection: Pedatae. 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
Synonymy: = Viola pedata L. var. ranunculifolia (Juss. ex Poir.) Ging. ex DC. – FNA6, K4, McKinney & Russell (2002); < Viola pedata L. – K1, K3, RAB, S, Haines (2001)