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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Viola lanceolata L.
Lanceleaf violet, Bog white violet
USDA Symbol: VILA4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
AL , AR , CA , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV Canada: NB
, PE Native Habitat:
Mesic floodplain forests and bogs USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N),
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
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Record Modified: 2009-03-19
Research By: TWC Staff