Viola renifolia A. Gray. Section: Plagiostigma. Subsection: Stolonosae. Kidneyleaf Violet. Phen: May-Jul. Hab: Dry organic-rich often sandy or rocky soil, or ledges in dry or dry-mesic forests, somewhat of a calciphile and often on limestone. Dist: NL west to AK, south to ne. PA, MI, ne. IA, w. SD, CO, ID, and WA.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = C, FNA6, GrPl, K3, K4, Mi, NE, Pa; > Viola renifolia var. brainerdii – F, G; > Viola renifolia var. renifolia – F, G