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Viola pubescens scabriuscula (Viola pubescens scabriuscula)


Viola pubescens, commonly called the downy yellow violet, is a plant species of the genus Viola and is classified within the subsection Nudicaules of section Chamaemelanium. It is a widespread, North American violet found in rich, mesic woodlands or sometimes meadows; from Minnesota and Ontario to Nova Scotia, South to Virginia. V. pubescens produces two different types of flowers during the season including chasmogamous flowers in the early spring and cleistogamous flowers summer through fall.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Malpighiales

            • Family: Violaceae

              • Genus: Viola