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Viola tomentosa
Viola tomentosa
Wooly Violet
Photographer: Russell Towle

ID: 0000 0000 0505 0636 (2005-05-08)

Copyright © 2005 Russell Towle

  • date of photo  May 31, 2001
  • location   Sugar Pine Point, south of Cisco Grove (Placer County, California, US)
  • family Violaceae
  • notes   An amazing patch of old-growth forest can be found at Sugar Pine Point, on the north rim of the canyon of the North Fork of the American River, at about 5600' elevation. These unusual violets seem to prefer the more xeric sites near the cliffs which surround the sacred groves.
  • camera   Nikon 990
  • contributor's ID #  DSCN0333.JPG
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Feltleaf Violet (ITIS ) Wooly Violet (photographer)
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