Northern White Violet (Viola macloskeyi)
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Family: Violaceae (Violet)
Height: 0.25 to 0.5 ft.
Blooms: April to May
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size: 0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail
More photos of this flower
- Sweet 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.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!