Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00770 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Viola canadensis L.
Common name   Canadian white violet
R. Collins   110  
Coll. Date 13 June 1979 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality up Maple Canyon, at campground.
     Elev.: 7425 ft. (2264 m.)
Habitat Notes Maple community, along dry streambed. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 39° 34'  17" N, 111° 41'  9" W
Township Range T14S, R2E, Sec. 27  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Viola canadensis L.

Common Name(s): Canada violet, Canadian white violet.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22053, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Violales
                                Family: Violaceae
                                    Genus: Viola
                                        Species: Viola canadensis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 00770s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02899s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04311s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07561s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08605s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09072s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
14193 Abies concolor      "white fir" 1.2 mi. S
00808 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" 1.4 mi. NE
00891 Bromus carinatus      "California brome" 1.4 mi. NE
00892 Cardaria draba  var. draba   "whitetop" 1.4 mi. NE
00894 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 1.4 mi. NE
00592 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" 1.4 mi. NE
00591 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 1.4 mi. NE
00816 Collomia grandiflora      "grand collomia" same section
00768 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" same section
14192 Cornus sericea      "redosier dogwood" 1.2 mi. S
00893 Cryptantha gracilis      "narrow-stemmed forget-me-not" 1.4 mi. NE
00763 Dactylis glomerata      "orchard grass" same section
00625 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" 1.4 mi. NE
00812 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" same section
00815 Descurainia californica      "Sierra tansy mustard" same section
00889 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" 1.4 mi. NE
00590 Epilobium angustifolium     1.4 mi. NE
00661 Epilobium brachycarpum      "tall annual willowherb" 1.4 mi. NE
00765 Erigeron flagellaris      "trailing fleabane" same section
00594 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" 1.4 mi. NE
00766 Geum macrophyllum  var. perincisum   "large-leaf avens" same section
00773 Hackelia floribunda      "many-flowered stickseed" 1 mi. N
00588 Iliamna rivularis      "streambank wild hollyhock" 1.4 mi. NE
00769 Lathyrus pauciflorus  var. utahensis   "Utah few-flowered pea" same section
14187 Linanthus watsonii      "Watson's prickly phlox" 1.1 mi. SW
00890 Lupinus sericeus  var. barbiger   "bearded silky lupine" 1.4 mi. NE
00771 Lupinus sericeus  var. barbiger   "bearded silky lupine" 1 mi. N
00767 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" same section
14190 Paxistima myrsinites      "Oregon boxleaf" 1.2 mi. S
00593 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" 1.4 mi. NE
00814 Penstemon subglaber      "smooth beardtongue" same section
14191 Physocarpus malvaceus      "mallow ninebark" 1.2 mi. S
00772 Poa pratensis      "Kentucky bluegrass" 1 mi. N
14188 Populus angustifolia      "narrow-leaf cottonwood" 1.1 mi. SW
14196 Prunus virginiana  var. melanocarpa   "black chokecherry" 1.2 mi. S
00896 Ranunculus cymbalaria      "alkali buttercup" 1.4 mi. NE
14195 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" 1.2 mi. S
00762 Rubus parviflorus      "thimbleberry" same section
00810 Rudbeckia occidentalis      "western coneflower" same section
14189 Salix exigua      "narrow-leaf willow" 1.1 mi. SW
14194 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 1.2 mi. S
00809 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" same section
00813 Sedum debile      "orpine stonecrop" same section
00806 Senecio multilobatus      "lobeleaf groundsel" 1.4 mi. NE
00662 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" 1.4 mi. NE
00833 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" 1.4 mi. NE
00888 Tragopogon dubius      "yellow salsify" 1.4 mi. NE
00811 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" same section
00895 Veronica americana      "American speedwell" 1.4 mi. NE
00589 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" 1.4 mi. NE
00764 Viola adunca      "hook-spur violet" same section
X0319 Viola canadensis      "Canadian white violet" same section
00607 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 1.4 mi. NE
00807 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" 1.4 mi. NE


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Dutchman Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 1287 ft. W 7678  Fountain Green South 
Hamburger Lake (Lake) Sanpete County, UT 0.6 mi. NW 7970  Fountain Green South 
Dandelion Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 0.7 mi. N 7678  Fountain Green South 
Maple Canyon Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. S 6893  Fountain Green South 
Middle Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1 mi. S   Fountain Green South 
Left Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Fountain Green South 
Right Fork Maple Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Fountain Green South 
Box Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.2 mi. SE   Fountain Green South 
Joe Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 8501  Fountain Green South 
Rock Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. N 8298  Fountain Green South 
Tidds Ridge (Ridge) Sanpete County, UT 1.7 mi. N 8337  Fountain Green South 
Larch Cristensen Spring (Spring) Sanpete County, UT 1.4 mi. SE 6122  Fountain Green South 
Minnie Spring Hollow (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Fountain Green South 
Jerusalem (Populated Place) Sanpete County, UT 1.6 mi. E 5925  Fountain Green South 
Moroni Ranger Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. NW 8695  Fountain Green South 
Maple Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. SE   Fountain Green South 
Tidds Canyon (Valley) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. NE   Fountain Green South 
Hog Gulch (Valley) Juab County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Fountain Green South 
Minnie Spring (Spring) Juab County, UT 2 mi. W 8330  Fountain Green South 
Moroni District Ranger Station (Locale) Juab County, UT 1.9 mi. W 8321  Fountain Green South 


Taxon Links for species Viola canadensis  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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