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Taxon: Viola blanda Willd.

Genus: Viola
Family: Violaceae subfamily: Violoideae tribe: Violeae
Nomen number: 430440
Place of publication: Hort. berol. 1: t. 24. 1804, nom. cons. prop. (non Salisb. 1796)
Comments:
  • an illegitimate later homonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 53) that is unavailable for use
  • proposed for conservation (nom. cons. prop.)(Melbourne ICN Art. 14.10 & App. IV) over the earlier homonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 53) Viola blanda Salisb., nom. rej. prop.
  • review history of nomenclature proposal concerning this name from the Smithsonian Institution's database
Name verified on: 03-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Jan-2015
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • large-leaf white violet   (Source: F New Brunswick ) – English
  • sweet white violet   (Source: F WVa ) – English
  • Willdenow's violet   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • woodland-white violet   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • violette méconnue   (Source: F New Brunswick ) – French

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec [s.w.]
    Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

References:

  • Choo, T. Y. S. et al. 2014. (2300) Proposal to conserve the name Viola blanda Willd. against Viola blanda Salisb. (Violaceae). Taxon 63:690–691.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Hinds, H. R. 2000. Flora of New Brunswick, ed. 2.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • McKinney, L. E. & N. H. Russell. 2002. Violaceae of the southeastern United States. Castanea 67:375.
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Russell, N. H. 1965. Violets (Viola) of central and eastern United States: An introductory survey. Sida 2:82.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Viola blanda Willd.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov.4/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?430440 (04 September 2015)

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