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Common Blue Violet (Viola papilionacea)

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Common Blue Violet (Viola papilionacea)
Family: Violaceae (Violet)
Height: 0.25 to 0.75 ft.
Blooms: March to June
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  0.75 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
Date:  5/24/2003
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Common Blue 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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