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Canada Violet (Viola canadensis) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Canada Violet
Viola canadensis

Canada Violet
Canada Violet

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
8 - 16 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Yellow
 
Bloom Season
April - July
 

Features

White violets tinged with purple; heart-shaped leaves.

Culture

Partial to full shade; moist soils.

Notes

Found in woods. Will spread through self-seeding. Endangered in Illinois.