Taxon profile


Field Pansy
Viola arvensis Murray

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Malpighiales »  family Violaceae »  genus Viola - violet »  section Viola sect. Melanium

Scientific synonyms

Viola tricolor var. arvensis (Murr.) Boiss.
Viola tricolor subsp. arvensis (Murray) Nyman
Viola agrestis Jordan
Viola atlantica Pomel
Viola aurasiaca Pomel
Viola gracilis var. aurasiaca (Pomel) Batt.
Viola banatica Kit. ex Roem. & Schult.
Viola arvensis subsp. megalantha Nauenb.
Viola megalantha (Nauenb.) G.H. Loos
Viola ruralis Jordan ex Boreau

Other names

= European Field Pansy
= Field Violet


Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czechia, Slovakia, North America: United States of Americai, South America: Ecuadori

* List of countries might not be complete


Links and literature

CZ EN Pladias [Viola arvensis]

Pladias [] [as Viola arvensis]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2020
CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Viola arvensis Murray]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Viola arvensis Murray]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Viola_arvensis_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Viola arvensis Murr.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Viola arvensis Murray]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Viola arvensis Murray]
Data retrieved on: 18 August 2019

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