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Viola sheltonii
Viola sheltonii
Shelton's Violet
Photographer: Steven Perry

ID: 0000 0000 0218 1656 (2018-02-22)

Copyright © 2018 Steven Perry

  • date of photo  Apr 23, 2017
  • latitude 38.70805   longitude -120.55652     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Ferrari Mill Road, about half a mile southwest of Mormon Emigrant Trail (El Dorado County, California, US)
  • family Violaceae
  • notes   From our observations, the populations of Viola sheltonii on the southwest side of Mormon Emigrant Road, just past the second dam on Jenkinson Lake, appeared to be exclusively cleistogamous. However, in April 2017, we found several chasmogamous populations of V. sheltonii (shown here) on Ferrari MIll Road, a quarter mile from the cleistogamous plants.
  • camera   Nikon Coolpix P7700
  • contributor's ID #  DSCN9642
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Shelton's Violet (photographer)
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    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2018 Steven Perry. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact Steven seperry55[AT] (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)


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