Species Details

Viola primulifolia ssp. occidentalis

western white bog violet

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Scientific Name:
Viola primulifolia L. ssp. occidentalis (Gray) L.E. McKinney & R.J. Little
Common Name:
western white bog violet
Family: Violaceae
Element Code: PDVIO040Y2
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Sep
Elevation:
100 - 990 meters
330 - 3250 feet
General Habitat:
  • Bogs and fens (serpentinite)
  • Marshes and swamps
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by mining, logging, road construction, and vehicles. Candidate for state listing in OR. See Botanical Gazette 11:255 (1886) for original description, and Phytologia 72(2):79 (1992) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 19
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 11 0 0 0 7
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 6
Recent <=20 Years 13
Presence:
Presumed Extant 19
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Gasquet (4112378), High Divide (4112481), High Plateau Mtn. (4112388), Hiouchi (4112471), Shelly Creek Ridge (4112387)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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