Northern Coastal Violet (Viola brittoniana)


Viola Brittoniana, or more commonly know as Northern Coastal Violet, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Viola. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Viola Brittoniana or Northern Coastal Violet's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Viola
  • Family: Violaceae
  • Order: Violales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (E) MA (T) ME (PX) PA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (coast violet) MA (Britton's violet) ME (coast violet) PA (coast violet)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 2(FAC)

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