Species Details

Viola tomentosa

felt-leaved violet

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Scientific Name:
Viola tomentosa Baker & Clausen
Common Name:
felt-leaved violet
Family: Violaceae
Element Code: PDVIO04280
USDA Plants Symbol: VITO
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: (Apr)May-Oct
Elevation:
1435 - 2000 meters
4710 - 6560 feet
General Habitat:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly
Notes:
Threatened by road building, vehicles, logging, and proposed reservoir construction in national forests. See Leaflets of Western Botany 5:142 (1949) for original description, and MadroƱo 17(6):173-197 (1964) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 54
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
8 13 6 2 0 25
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 54
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 54
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Butte (BUT), El Dorado (ELD), Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA), Plumas (PLU), Sierra (SIE)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Alleghany (3912047), American House (3912161), Berry Creek (3912164), Blue Canyon (3912036), Bunker Hill (3912014), Cascade (3912162), Cisco Grove (3912035), Downieville (3912057), Duncan Peak (3912025), Goodyears Bar (3912058), Graniteville (3912046), Greek Store (3912015), Haskins Valley (3912172), Kyburz (3812073), La Porte (3912068), Leek Spring Hill (3812063), Loon Lake (3812083), Pike (3912048), Riverton (3812074), Robbs Peak (3812084), Royal Gorge (3912024), Stump Spring, Calif. (3812064), Washington (3912037), Wentworth Springs (3912013), Westville (3912026)
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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Presumed Extant
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