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Viola lanceolata (Lanceleaf violet)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Viola lanceolata

Lanceleaf violet, Bog white violet

Violaceae (Violet Family)

USDA Symbol: vila4

USDA Native Status:

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: 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 , NS , ON , PE
Native Habitat: Mesic floodplain forests and bogs

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium , High
Light Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Conditions Comments: Tolerates poor drainage. Will even grow in bogs.

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Bibliography

Bibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Viola lanceolata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Viola lanceolata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Viola lanceolata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2009-03-19
Research By: TWC Staff

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