Viola calcicola R.A.McCauley & H.E.Ballard

, J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 7(1): 13, figs. 1-4 (2013).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas. Fort Worth, Texas
7(1): 13, figs. 1-4
Date of Publication
27 Aug 2013
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
R. McVaugh 8149
Smith Canyon, above Frijole, E of Guadalupe Mountains, 1800 m, abundant about spring, in crevices of limestone rocks, flowers nearly white, the lower petal with prominent blue lines
Collection Date
3 May 1947
Type Herbaria
holotype TEX
isotype MICH
isotype TEX
Distribution Of Types
Culberson County (Texas, South-Central U.S.A., Northern America)


Etymology: Viola calcicola is named in recognition of its obligate limestone substrate.