Wildflower-Variegated Violet? Why?

cpackjr(z6 WV)April 26, 2012

I found a similar Violet two years ago in this park in southern WV. Recently I was there photographing Showy Orchis and found in the same area a large patch with this same type of variegation. Anyone know why these do this? Is it a hybrid, a cultivated escapee? It looks identical to the other violets except flower color.

Thanks,

Charles

April 26, 2012

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esh_ga

We have some around here that are commonly called "confederate" violets, sometimes called Viola priceana.

Here is a link that might be useful: Viola sororia priceana

    Bookmark   April 26, 2012 at 9:45PM
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