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Small Wild Pansy - Viola arvensis

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Puberulent annual. Stems erect, branched, 10–30 cm. Leaf blades lanceolate to ovate, 1–3 cm long with coarsely toothed margins; stipules deeply divided and leaf-like. Flowers light yellowish, tinged with blue, 5–8 mm long; spur inconspicuous, sepals as long as petals; style hairy at the tip. Capsule 4–7 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Occasional garden escape (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 2

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Habitat
Introduced throughout most of N. America; native to Europe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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