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|Family: Violaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Viola macloskeyi F.E. Lloyd
Habit: Perennial herb to 10 cm, from short, fleshy rhizomes, forming dense patches by late season stolons, glabrous to coarsely hairy. Stem: 0. Leaf: simple, basal, ascending to erect, petiole 1--10 cm, blade 1--6.5 cm, 1--5.5 cm wide, reniform to ovate, +- entire to shallowly crenate, not ciliate, base cordate, tip rounded to acute. Inflorescence: scapose; peduncle 2.5--21 cm. Flower: sepals ovate to lanceolate, not ciliate; petals white, lower 3 veined purple, lateral 2 bearded with cylindric hairs or not, lowest 6--12 mm. Fruit: 5--7 mm, elliptic, glabrous. Seed: 1--1.5 mm, beige to bronze. Chromosomes: 2n=24.
Ecology: Bogs, wet meadows, seeps, lake margins, streamsides, mesic roadside depressions, often with mosses; Elevation: 600--3370 m. Bioregional Distribution: n&c CA-FP (mountains), SnBr, SnJt, Wrn, SNE; Distribution Outside California: to Yukon Territory, eastern Canada, North Carolina, Nevada. Flowering Time: Mar--Sep
Synonyms: Viola blanda Willd. subsp. macloskeyi (F.E. Lloyd) A.E. Murray; Viola blanda var. macloskeyi (F.E. Lloyd) Jeps.; Viola macloskeyi subsp. pallens (Banks ex DC.) M.S. Baker; Viola pallens (Banks ex DC.) Brainerd; Viola pallens subsp. macloskeyi (F.E. Lloyd) M.S. Baker
eFlora Treatment Author: R. John Little
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Viola lobata subsp. lobata
Next taxon: Viola nephrophylla
Citation for this treatment: R. John Little 2017. Viola macloskeyi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=48239, accessed on February 22, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 22, 2017.