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Canada Violet - Viola canadensis


Family: Violaceae - Violet family Genus Common Name: Violet Native Status: NativeHerb
Viola canadensis - Canada Violet. One of our mid-spring wildflowers, Canada Violet grows to about 18" tall. Large colonies can carpet areas of open forests with their white blossoms.

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Distribution of Viola canadensis in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 22 Oct 2017). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: Big Frog Trail, Polk County, TN Date: 2004-May-08Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Canada Violet Big Frog Trail, Polk County TN
Viola canadensis

Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2009-April-04Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D60
The blossom of Viola canadensis is white with a yellow center with purple veining.
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Viola canadensis

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