Viola adinca Sm.
FamilyViolaceae — APG family: Violaceae
Common namewestern dog violet
DescriptionStems from slender rootstock; leaves cordate, ovate, obtuse, finely crenate, often more or less brown-dotted, pubescent, especially in margin and on veins below, or nearly completely glabrous; stipules linear-lanceolate, mostly with long, glandular- tipped teeth; sepals lance-linear; petals violet or bluish-violet, often whitish at base, the lateral pair white-bearded; spur slender, obtuse, often hooked; cleistogamous flowers occur.
EcologyDry meadows, woods. Described from the northwest coast of North America.
Circumpolar map gives range of V. adunca in a broad sense, including V. labradorica Schrank.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.