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(White Wood Violet)
Viola sororia -f- albiflora
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Common Names: Labrador Violet, Bradley's Violet

Technical Name: Viola Labradorica

Color: Lavender-Violet to Violet

Striations: Dark Violet

Form: Stemmed

Seeds: Buff to Medium Brown in an Olive Capsule That Is Faintly Dotted With Purple

Habitat: Dried Bogs.

Peak Bloom: June July

Similar Species: Viola Conspersa

Description:  
    Viola sororia -f- albiflora is a pure white form of Viola sororia. Aside from the lower / spru petal's striations there is not hint of blue color in this form. A blue center blush on the side and top petals indicates -f- priceana (Confederate Violet). The blosoms of Viola sororia -f- albiflora tend to be as much as 25% larger than those of common blud Viola sororia. NOTE: The leaves showing in the foreground of the flower photo are not those of the violet. Those in the background are.

    This form is an excellent long blooming and showy variety for the wildflower garden. It has long stems and a compact, slowy spreading habit.

 
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