Data specific to Violas (Edit)
Flowers: Stemless
Growth habit: Spreading/creeping/trailing

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root

Common names
  • Macloskey's Violet
  • Small White Violet
  • Smooth White Violet
  • White Mountain Violet
  • Northern White Violet
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Viola macloskeyi
  • Synonym: Viola macloskeyi subsp. macloskeyi
  • Synonym: Viola macloskeyi subsp. pallens
  • Synonym: Viola macloskeyi var. pallens

Photo Gallery

NPS Photo - JW Stockert - 1973 - Public domain image.

Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Macloskey's violet (Viola macloskeyi) Desolation Wilderness Twin Lakes Trail
Date: 2010-08-14
Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira

Date: 2006-01-09

Photo: Clinton Little / Wikipedia

Bill Summers - USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1991

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