Northern Blue Violet - Viola septentrionalis
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Apparently only known in Montana from a few collections from the Swan Valley.
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Northern Blue Violet (Viola septentrionalis) Conservation Status Review
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Puberulent, without stolons or rhizomes. Stems lacking; peduncles 5–10 cm long. Leaf blades 2–4 cm wide, broadly cordate with dentate margins; stipules long-attenuate, fringed. Flowers blue, 15–25 mm long; lower petals bearded; sepals ciliate; spur 1–2 mm long; style tip glabrous. Capsule orbicular (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Lake and Missoula counties; BC to NL south to WA, MT, NE, TN and NH (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
- Literature Cited AboveLegend: View Online Publication
- Douglas, G.W., D. Meidinger, and J. Pojar, editors. 2000. The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia. Volume 5. Dicotyledons (Salicaceae through Zygophyllaceae) and Pteridophytes. British Columbia Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks and British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Victoria.
- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
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- Britton, N. L. and A. B. Brown. 1913. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada, and the British Possessions. 2nd Edition in 3 Volumes. New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. B13BRI01PAUS.