EPPO Global Database

Viola sororia(VIOPP)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: VIOPP
  • Preferred name: Viola sororia
  • Authority: Willdenow


USA and Canada (except parts of west). Cultivated as a garden plant. Introduced in some European countries, Siberia, Korea. State flower of Illinois, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Wisconsin (USA)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Viola papilionacea Pursh

Common names
Name Language
common blue violet English (US)
common meadow violet English
hooded violet English
purple violet English
wood violet English
woolly blue violet English
violette de la Pentecôte French (CA)
violette papilionacée French (CA)
violette parente French (CA)
violette septentrionale French (CA)
papirionakea Japanese
パピリオナケア Japanese
종지나물 Korean
jong ji na mul Korean