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Viola canadensis (Canadian white violet; Canada violet)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Viola canadensis is more commonly known as Canadian white violet, Canada violet, tall white violet, or white violet. It is widespread across much of Canada and the United States, from Alaska to Newfoundland, south as far as Georgia and Arizona. Viola canadensis bears white blooms with yellow bases and sometimes streaks of purple. The petals are purple tinged on the backside. The leaves are heart-shaped, with coarse, rounded teeth. The species is threatened or endangered in some areas, though abundant in others.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Edible [2]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [2]  Hermaphrodite
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Pollinators [2]  Insects, Lepidoptera
Structure [3]  Herb
Height [2]  16 inches (0.4 m)
Width [2]  10 inches (0.25 m)
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Protected Areas

Predators

Speyeria atlantis (atlantis fritillary)[4]
Speyeria cybele (Great spangled fritillary)[4]

Distribution

North America;

External References

USDA Plant Profile

Photos

Citations

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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
4HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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