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Sweet White Violet - Viola blanda


Family: Violaceae - Violet family Genus Common Name: Violet Native Status: NativeDicot Perennial Herb
Viola blanda - Sweet White Violet. This is a small white woodland violet.

Found in:
AL, CT, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, ND, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV

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Viola blanda

Distribution of Viola blanda in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 22 Jun 2017). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: Grundy County, TN Date: 2007-April-25Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Viola blanda is similar to some other small white violets, but the upper petals are reflexed, a key identification characteristic. The lower petal is purple-veined, as are other white violets.
Viola blanda

Site: Blue Ridge Gap, Towns County, GA Date: 2010-April-30Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D60
Tamron SP 90MM f/2.8 AF Macro
Viola blanda is similar to some other small white violets, but the upper petals are reflexed, a key identification characteristic.
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Viola blanda

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