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Viola palmata L.
Early blue violet

Family: Violaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern North America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For an image, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

Other data on Viola palmata available from :

Viola palmata has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Babcock Ranch Preserve Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Wild Turkey Strand Preserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Viola palmata has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Viola palmata has been found in the following habitat :
Mesic Flatwoods