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|Family: Violaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Viola||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Viola pinetorum Greene
Habit: Perennial herb 4.5--22 cm, glabrous to puberulent, canescent, or gray-tomentose. Stem: prostrate to erect, generally several, clustered on 1--several subterranean caudices from woody rhizome. Leaf: simple; basal 1--4 per caudex, petiole 2.3--9.5 cm, blade 1.3--5 cm, 0.3--2.5 cm wide, linear to elliptic or ovate to lance-elliptic, or oblanceolate to obovate, thin or not, jagged to irregularly serrate or dentate, occasionally entire, sometimes wavy, base long-tapered or wedge-shaped, tip acute; cauline petiole 0.9--8.3 cm, blade 0.3--1.4 cm wide, +- like basal in shape. Inflorescence: axillary; peduncle 2.9--11.5 cm. Flower: sepals lanceolate, not ciliate; petals deep lemon-yellow, upper 2 red- to purple-brown abaxially, lower 3 veined dark brown, lateral 2 bearded with cylindric hairs, lowest 5--12 mm. Fruit: 3.5--7 mm, ovoid, puberulent. Seed: 2--3.5 mm, medium to dark brown. Chromosomes: 2n=12.
eFlora Treatment Author: R. John Little
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Viola pedunculata
Next taxon: Viola pinetorum subsp. grisea
Citation for this treatment: R. John Little 2017. Viola pinetorum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=48274, accessed on March 27, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 27, 2017.