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Viola sororia Willd.
Common blue violet

Viola sororia
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee

Family: Violaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central North America.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Viola sororia has been found in the following 12 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Matheson Hammock Park Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native

Viola sororia has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Lee County Native

Viola sororia has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Flatwoods

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Viola sororia
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee