Viola palmata Linnaeus var. 3 ["Red Hills palmata" variant] . Section: Nosphinium. Subsection: Borealiamericanae. Phen: (Feb-) Mar-Apr. Hab: Drier to dry sandy, sandy loam in dry oak and oak-pine woods and dry to dry-mesic savannas and closed forests, on slopes and bluffs. Dist: Coastal Plain, w. GA sc. AL, LA, and s. AR.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: < Viola palmata L. – K4; < Viola palmata L. var. heterophylla – FNA6