Appalachian Violet Viola appalachiensis L.K. HenryS3 (Watch list)    Synonyms: Appalachian Blue Violet, Viola walteri var. appalachiensis.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Violales   >   Family Violaceae   >   Genus Viola   


The Appalachian Blue Violet is a regional endemic that is restricted to mountainous areas of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The Maryland stations along with those found in Somerset County, PA represent the core population for the species. Appalachian Blue Violet is found on mesic hardwood slopes, meadows, and floodplains (MD DNR, 2017).

There are 2 records in the project database.

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Appalachian Violet blooming in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/3/2013). Photo by Boyer and McDowell. (MBP list)

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