marsh blue violet

(Viola cucullata)

Conservation Status

 

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  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

NNR - Unranked

SNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
Wetland Indicator Status
     
  Midwest

OBL - Obligate wetland

     
  Northcentral & Northeast

OBL - Obligate wetland

     
           
 
Description
 
 

The flowers rise from the ground on leafless stalks.

 
     
 

Height

 
 

Up to 8

 
     
 

Flower Color

 
 

Light violet to white

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
     
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Wet. Meadows, woods, bogs, swamps.

 
     
 
Ecology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

April to June

 
     
 

Pests and Diseases

 
 

 

 
     
 
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Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28, 29, 30.

 
  7/25/2023      
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (flowering plants)  
  Superorder Rosanae  
 

Order

Malpighiales (nances, willows, and allies)  
 

Family

Violaceae (violet)  
  Subfamily Violoideae  
  Tribe Violeae  
  Genus Viola (violets)  
  Subgenus Viola (pansies and violets)  
  Section Nosphinium  
  Subsection Borealiamericanae (eastern American blue violets)  
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Viola cucullata var. microtitis

Viola obliqua

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

blue marsh violet

hooded blue violet

hooded violet

marsh blue violet

purple violet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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Marsh Blue Violet (Viola cucullata)
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  Marsh Blue Violet (Viola cucullata)  

 

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