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Viola x primulifolia

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: rich, loam, sand

Height: 2"-10"

Bloom Time: March, April, May, June

Bloom Color: white

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Additional Tags: bog plant, clumping, pond margin plant, shade garden plant, stream margin plant

Viola x primulifolia (primrose-leaf violet)
  • Viola x primulifolia (primrose-leaf violet)
  • Viola x  primulifolia (primrose-leaf violet)
  • Viola x primulifolia (primrose-leaf violet)

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Description

Viola x primulifolia

Also known as:

primrose-leaf violet

,

primrose violet

,

primrose-leaved violet

Scientific Synonyms:

Cultivation

Viola × primulifolia is found open woods, and low-lying, wet, bog-like environments and water margins.

Additional Notes

Viola × primulifolia is currently believed to be a naturally occurring hybrid between Viola lanceolata and Viola macloskeyi.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: IL, OH
  • Rare: IN
  • Threatened: NY

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Violales
Family Violaceae Violet family
Genus Viola violet
Species Viola x primulifolia primrose-leaf violet