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Wooly Blue Violet (Viola sororia)

Image ID: 2011/ar96

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Other common names: Florida Violet, Hooded Blue Violet, Meadow Violet, Missouri Violet
Family: Violaceae (Violet)
Height: 0.25 to 0.75 ft.
Blooms: March to June
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Allegheny River Trail
Date:  5/9/2011
Notes: Lateral petals bearded. Leaves and stems downy.
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Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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