smooth yellow violet

(Viola pubescens var. scabriuscula)

Conservation Status
smooth yellow violet
 
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
Wetland Indicator Status
     
  Great Plains

FACU - Facultative upland

     
  Midwest

FACU - Facultative upland

     
  Northcentral & Northeast

FACU - Facultative upland

     
           
 
Description
 
 

Smooth yellow violet has 1 to 3 basal leaves. The stem is hairless or has hairs in longitudinal lines. The lower leaf surface is hairless or sparsely hairy along the main veins. The leaf blade has 8 to 15 teeth per side. The leaf stipules are narrowly egg-shaped to lance-shaped and narrowly angled at the tip.

 
     
 

Height

 
 

4 to 18

 
     
 

Flower Color

 
 

Yellow

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
  Downy yellow violet (Viola pubescens var. pubescens) has no basal leaves or a single basal leaf. The flowering stem is conspicuously hairy. The lower leaf surface is hairy, especially along the main veins. The leaf blade has 15 to 23 teeth per side. The leaf stipules are broadly egg-shaped and broadly angled at the tip.  
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Dry. Woods, forests.

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

April to June

 
     
 
Use
 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

7, 30.

 
  4/12/2021      
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

Common

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  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  
 

Order

Malpighiales (nances, willows, and allies)  
 

Family

Violaceae (violet)  
  Subfamily Violoideae  
  Tribe Violeae  
  Genus Viola (violet)  
  Species Viola pubescens (downy yellow violet)  
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Viola eriocarpa

Viola eriocarpa var. leiocarpa

Viola eriocarpon

Viola eriocarpon var. leiocarpon

Viola pensylvanica

Viola pensylvanica var. leiocarpa

Viola pensylvanica var. leiocarpon

Viola pubescens var. eriocarpa

Viola pubescens var. eriocarpon

Viola pubescens var. leiocarpa

 
       
 

Common Names

 
  smooth yellow violet  
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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