|Division:||Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants|
|Class:||Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons|
|Natural range of Viola villosa from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
Common name: Carolina violet
- 1 Taxonomic notes
- 2 Description
- 3 Distribution
- 4 Ecology
- 5 Conservation and Management
- 6 Cultivation and restoration
- 7 Photo Gallery
- 8 References and notes
In the Coastal Plain in Florida and Georgia, V. villosa has been found in sandy soil in a semi-open area under oak and pine; upper slopes bordering a small stream; open pine woodlands; sandy loam under mature loblolly pines; sandy loam in short leaf pine (FSU Herbarium). It has been found in disturbed habitats such as centipede lawns, cemeteries, and roadsides. It is associated with Viola esculenta (FSU Herbarium).
It flowers and fruits February and March (FSU Herbarium).