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Plant Details

Viola hastata

Spearleaf Violet, Silverleaf Violet, Halberd-leaf Violet, Halberd-leaved Yellow Violet.

Scientific Name:

Viola hastata

Common Name:

Spearleaf Violet, Silverleaf Violet, Halberd-leaf Violet, Halberd-leaved Yellow Violet.

Plant Family

Violaceae (Violet Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Size in Feet:

.75

Light:

Shade, Part-Sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

March - April - May

Bloom Area:

Mountains, scattered Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Acidic coves, dry-mesic oak forests, bluff forests. Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Blooming Plant

image

Max Patch, 2001

Closeup of Bloom

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© MB Baumeister

Plant

image

Lissa Brown

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

NC State Extension
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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