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Long-Spurred Violet (Viola rostrata)

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Other common names: Long-Spurred Blue Violet
Family: Violaceae (Violet)
Height: 0.3 to 0.6 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  0.6 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
Date:  5/1/2005
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Long-Spurred 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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