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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Viola lanceolata L.
Lanceleaf violet, Bog white violet
USDA Symbol: VILA4
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
, WV Canada: NB
, PE Native Habitat:
Mesic floodplain forests and bogs
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium , High
Light Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Conditions Comments: Tolerates poor drainage. Will even grow in bogs.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Mt. Cuba Center
- Hockessin, DE
Record Last Modified: 2009-03-19
Research By: TWC Staff