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Striped Violet (Viola striata)

Image ID: 2011/oth27

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Other common names: Cream Violet, Pale Violet
Family: Violaceae (Violet)
Height: 0.5 to 1 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: C&O Canal Towpath
Date:  6/4/2011
Notes: Leaves on same stem as flower.
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Striped Violet may be easily confused with:
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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