Dalibarda repens L.
False Violet, Robin runaway
Rosaceae (Rose Family)
Synonym(s): Rubus repens
USDA Symbol: dare
A low creeping plant with 1 white flower on each reddish, leafless stalk.
This northern species, found in cool woods and boggy areas, will grow in wet bog gardens. Its violet-like appearance accounts for the common name. Violets (Viola), though, have bilaterally symmetrical flowers, whereas members of the rose family have radially symmetrical flowers.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: CT , MA , MD , ME , MI , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , VA , VT , WV
Canada: NB , NS , ON , PE , QC
Native Distribution: Ontario east to Nova Scotia, south to North Carolina, and northwest to Ohio, Michigan, and Minnesota.
Native Habitat: Woods and boggy areas.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Research LiteratureReslit 2841 - Ecology and Distribution of the North Central Texas Endemic Dalea reverchonii (Fabaceae) (2013) K. N. Taylor, R. J. O'Kennon
This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Dalibarda repens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Dalibarda repens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Dalibarda repens
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff