Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Viola walteri House. Section: Viola. Subsection: Rostratae. Walter's Violet, Prostrate Blue Violet. Phen: (Late Jan-) Mar-May. Hab: Nutrient-rich woodlands and forests, dolomite bluffs and ledges especially on mafic or calcareous rocks to the north, sandy or rocky and often acidic soils in dry or dry-mesic forests southward. Dist: Sc. PA, ne. WV, and w. VA west to sc. OH and AR, south to n. peninsular FL and e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Ar, F, G, K1, K4, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, W, WH3, Ballard (1992a); = Viola walteri var. walteri – FNA6, K3, Va, McKinney & Russell (2002)

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