Viola affinis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyViolaceae
Family (Traditional)Violaceae
GenusViola
SpeciesViola affinis LeConte
Common Namesand violet
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 4.1
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); GNR (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Viola chalcosperma Viola chalcosperma Brainerd
Viola rosacea Viola rosacea Brainerd
Viola sororia subsp. affinis Viola sororia subsp. affinis (LeConte) R.J.Little
Viola sororia var. affinis Viola sororia var. affinis (LeConte) McKinney

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bell (KY), Daviess (KY), Henry (KY), Letcher (KY), McCreary (KY), Menifee (KY), Powell (KY), Rowan (KY), Trimble (KY), Wolfe (KY), Blount (TN), Coffee (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Putnam (TN), Shelby (TN), Unicoi (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MTSU, SWMT, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1948 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100852605 Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21335
EKY
Viola affinis
31234100781440 Menifee Kentucky 11 Apr 2018 Thomas McFadden
821
EKY
Viola affinis
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 10 Mar 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Viola affinis
UCHT019753 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Viola affinis
UCHT019789 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Viola affinis
APSC0105908 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Viola affinis
APSC0093730 McCreary Kentucky 06 May 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Viola affinis
APSC0090815 Daviess Kentucky 02 May 1984
APSC
Viola affinis
APSC0080022 Bell Kentucky 12 May 1983
APSC
Viola affinis
HTTU016855 Tennessee
HTTU
Viola affinis
MTSU012011 Wilson Tennessee 04 Apr 1975 Landon E. McKinney
1
MTSU
Viola affinis
MTSU012009 Wilson Tennessee 04 Apr 1975 Landon E. McKinney
3
MTSU
Viola affinis
UCHT033140 Tennessee
UCHT
Viola affinis
N/A Coffee Tennessee 19 Apr 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Viola affinis
UOS06217 Franklin Tennessee 10 Apr 1997 Amy Pecquet
UOS
Viola affinis
SWMT02173 Shelby Tennessee 08 Apr 1948 Mary Anna Murderma
15
SWMT
Viola affinis
31234100852597 Powell Kentucky 20 Apr 1988 Ross C. Clark
21265
EKY
Viola affinis
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 26 Apr 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Viola affinis
UCHT019751 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Viola affinis
UCHT019752 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Viola affinis
APSC0061141 Letcher Kentucky 18 May 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Viola affinis
APSC0000528 Wilson Tennessee 07 Apr 1956 C Boehms
APSC
Viola affinis
APSC0103610 Trimble Kentucky
APSC
Viola affinis
APSC0061215 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Viola affinis
APSC0061149 Rowan Kentucky 01 May 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Viola affinis
HTTU009890 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Viola affinis
HTTU016854 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Viola affinis
MTSU012010 Wilson Tennessee 04 Apr 1975 Landon E. McKinney
2
MTSU
Viola affinis
UOS06214 Coffee Tennessee 19 Apr 2002 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Viola affinis
UOS06216 Coffee Tennessee 29 Apr 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Viola affinis
SWMT02174 Shelby Tennessee 11 Apr 1950 W. J. Lempleton
n.s.
SWMT
Viola affinis
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