Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Viola canadensis L. var. canadensis image
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Family Violaceae
Viola canadensis L. var. canadensis
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, mostly hairless
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1"-1 1/2" wide; solitary from the leaf axils; blooms April-June
Fruit:elliptic to oval capsule
Leaf:basal leaves large, long-stalked, more or less heart-shaped base; stem leaves narrower getting denser towards the top of the stem; usually longer than wide
Habitat: moderate moisture; woods, forests

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There are no synonyms for this taxon.

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