Marsh Blue Violet Viola cucullata Aiton    
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Violales   >   Family Violaceae   >   Genus Viola   

Status:

A specialist of swamps and other wet areas. Not expected to occur as a weed.

Where to find:

Bogs, swamps, and other damp areas.

Relationships:

A potential larval host for Silver-bordered Fritillary (Boloria selene).

There are 162 records in the project database.

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Marsh Blue Violet in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/10/2016). Photo by Ed Boyd. (MBP list)

Marsh Blue Violet in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/20/2012). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Marsh Blue Violet in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/1/2018). Photo by Robert Warren. (MBP list)

A Marsh Blue Violet blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (5/3/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Marsh Blue Violet blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (5/3/2013). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Marsh Blue Violet in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/13/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Marsh Blue Violet blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (5/2/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Marsh Blue Violet in Howard Co., Maryland (5/2/2015). Note the clear view of the clavate (club-shaped) beard hairs. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Marsh Blue Violet in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/13/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Marsh Blue Violet blooming in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/10/2016). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Marsh Blue Violet in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/22/2017). Photo by Wendy Crowe. (MBP list)

Marsh Blue Violet in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/20/2012). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Marsh Blue Violet in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/15/2016). Photo by Elizabeth Miller. (MBP list)

Marsh Blue Violet in bloom in Washington Co., Maryland (10/14/2017). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Marsh Blue Violets blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/9/1981). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Marsh Blue Violet in Caroline Co., Maryland (4/3/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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