Viola canadensis

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Viola canadensis


Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Violaceae
Genus: Viola
Subgenus: V. subg. Chamaemelanium
Sectio: V. sect. Chamaemelanium
Subsectio: V. subsect. Canadenses
Species: Viola canadensis
Varietates: V. c. var. canadensis – V. c. var. rugulosa – V. c. var. scopulorum


Viola canadensis L.


  • Lophion canadense (L.) Spach
  • Lophion rydbergii (Greene) Nieuwl. & Lunell
  • Viola canadensis var. neomexicana (Greene) House
  • Viola canadensis subsp. rydbergii (Greene) House
  • Viola geminiflora Greene
  • Viola muriculata Greene
  • Viola neomexicana Greene
  • Viola rydbergii Greene


It is widespread across much of Canada and the United States, from Alaska to Newfoundland, south as far as Georgia and Arizona.



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Canada violet, Canadian white violet
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