570109 Viola renifolia A. Gray
Hudson Bay - Labrador: Rare
Shrub Tundra: Rare
Bordering boreal or alpine areas: Frequent
- A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 8: 288 (1870). Described from New York and New Hampshire (U.S.A.).
- Viola brainerdii Greene, Pittonia 5: 89 (1902). Described from near Ottawa in Ontario or Quebec (Canada). - Viola renifolia var. brainerdii (Greene) Fernald, Rhodora 14: 88 (1912).
(1) 20 (4x). - Alaska. - Dawe and Murray (1981b).
(2) 24 (4x). - Canada, U.S.A. - At least four reports.
Geography: North American: CAN.
Notes: The arctic and near-arctic material is commonly assigned to a var. brainerdii. The reported differences are slight - plants glabrous or glabrescent vs. persistently hairy - and the variety occurs more or less throughout the range of the species. We do not accept "brainerdii" as a taxon.
- Viola [5701,genus]