Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Viola canadensis Linnaeus
Viola canadensis Linnaeus var. rugulosa (Greene) C.L. Hitchcock
Viola canadensis Linnaeus var. canadensis sensu NM authors
Viola canadensis Linnaeus var. neomexicana (Greene) House
Viola rydbergii Greene
Viola canadensis is our most common white violet in the Gila National Forest. It is found along moist streambanks under trees, occasionally in large numbers. The apex of the leaf is acute. The throat of the flower is marked with yellow with faint purple guidelines.
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Viola canadensis, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris & Mark Donnell, Mogollon Mtns., Redstone Trailhead, Aug. 4, 2007
Viola canadensis, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Little Cherry Creek Road, Mar. 28, 2008
Viola canadensis, immature capsule, photo Russ Kleinman & the GNPS Field Trip to Little Cherry Creek Ranch Road, Pinos Altos Range, May 17, 2009
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