Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Viola primulifolia Linnaeus. Section: Plagiostigma. Subsection: Stolonosae. Primrose-leaf Violet. Phen: Dec-May. Hab: Bogs, wet savannas, pocosins, sandhill streamhead ecotones, moist organic soils along small streams. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) to ON, south to s. FL, and west to TX and se. OK.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

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

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