Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Viola canadensis L. image
Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann           

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Robert W. Freckmann

Janice Stiefel
Family Violaceae
Viola canadensis L.
Canadian white violet, tall white violet
Viola: a classical Latin name for violets
canadensis: of or referring to Canada
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"-16" tall forb
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1"-1 1/2" wide, petals yellow at the base, purple tinted, 3 lower petals with purple lines, side petals bearded; solitary from the leaf axils; blooms April-June
Fruit:elliptic to oval capsule
Leaf:basal leaves large, long-stalked, more or less with a heart-shaped base; stem leaves narrower, getting denser toward the top; die back after flowering
Habitat: moderate moisture; woods, forests
(Glossary)

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