Viola emarginata var. 5 ["xiphophylla" variant] . Phen: Chasmogamous flower Mar-May; chasmogamous fruit Apr-Jun; cleistogamous Hab: Limited information suggests sandy or rocky soils in montane oak and oak-pine forests, or dry open oak barrens. Dist: W. VA and w. NC, as far as known.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: = Ballard, Kartesz, & Nishino (2023)