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Viola canadensis var. canadensis (Canadian white violet)
Cressler, Alan

Viola canadensis var. canadensis

Viola canadensis L. var. canadensis

Canadian White Violet, Canada Violet

Violaceae (Violet Family)

Synonym(s): Viola canadensis var. corymbosa


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , AR , CT , GA , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS
Native Habitat: Woodland

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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