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Viola adunca Sm. var. adunca
hookedspur violet

General Information
Symbol: VIADA
Group: Dicot
Family: Violaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: AK   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 561. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc. Usage Requirements.



Symbol Scientific Name
VIADA2 Viola adunca Sm. ssp. ashtonae M.S. Baker
VIADR Viola adunca Sm. ssp. radicosa M.S. Baker
VIADT Viola adunca Sm. ssp. typica M.S. Baker
VIADU2 Viola adunca Sm. ssp. uncinulata (Greene) Applegate
VIADB Viola adunca Sm. var. bellidifolia (Greene) Harrington
VIADC Viola adunca Sm. var. cascadensis (M.S. Baker) C.L. Hitchc.
VIADU Viola adunca Sm. var. uncinulata (Greene) C.L. Hitchc.
VIAD4 Viola aduncoides Á. Löve & D. Löve
VIBE4 Viola bellidifolia Greene
VICA7 Viola cascadensis M.S. Baker
VIMO8 Viola montanensis Rydb.
VISU5 Viola subvestita Greene


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Violales
Family Violaceae – Violet family
Genus Viola L. – violet
Species Viola adunca Sm. – hookedspur violet
Variety Viola adunca Sm. var. adunca – hookedspur violet

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sand violet



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