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Sweet White Violet (Viola blanda)
- Canada Violet
The Canada violet is a very pure white, even blueish, while the sweet white violet is a pale ivory. Flowers and leaves share the same stems on the Canada violet, but are separate on teh sweet white violet.
- Kidney-Leaved Violet
The leaf of the kidney-leaved violet are distinctively round, and the petals are not bearded.
- Northern White Violet
Upper petals on the sweet white tend to be twisted, and the leaf is more deeply lobed at the stem. Northern white grows in rich woods, while the sweet white likes wet areas.
- Striped Violet
The lower petal of the striped violet have neat purple stripes, while the sweet white violet displays a branching purple pattern.