downy yellow violet

(Viola pubescens)

downy yellow violet (var. pubescens)









Distribution Map



2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28.

  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (dicots)  
  Subclass Rosidae  
  Superorder Rosanae  


Malpighiales (nances, willows, and allies)  


Violaceae (violet)  
  Subfamily Violoideae  
  Tribe Violeae  
  Genus Viola (violet)  

Subordinate Taxa


downy yellow violet (Viola pubescens var. peckii)

downy yellow violet (Viola pubescens var. pubescens)

smooth yellow violet (Viola pubescens var. scabriuscula)






Common Names


downy yellow violet

yellow violet

yellow forest violet









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Downy Yellow Violet (Viola pubescens)
Andree Reno Sanborn

  Downy Yellow Violet (Viola pubescens)  



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