Page author: David Giblin
Viola selkirkii
great spurred violet, Selkirk`s violet

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the northeast counties in Washington; Alaska to northesast Washington, east across the northern U.S. and Canada to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Damp forests and thickets.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, flies


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Accepted Name:
Viola selkirkii Pursh ex Goldie
Publication: Edinburgh Philos. J. 6(12): 324. 1822.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Viola selkirkii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Viola selkirkii checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Viola selkirkii information.

E-Flora BC: Viola selkirkii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Viola selkirkii photos.

USDA Plants: Viola selkirkii information.

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