Viola renifolia A.Gray
Family: Violaceae
kidney-leaved violet, white violet
[Viola renifolia var. brainerdii (Greene) Fernald,  more...]
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Derek Anderson  
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Merel R. Black  
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University of Wisconsin - Madison (WIS-VP)  
Etymology: Viola: a classical Latin name for violets
Plants: perennial forb, basically stemless; no stolons
Leaves: hairy on both sides, kidney-shaped with rounded teeth
Flowers: white, 5-parted, 1/4"-1/3" wide, lower petal with brownish lines at the base, either all petals bearded or all not; solitary, basal; blooms May-July
Fruits: elliptical capsule, brown seeds with dark markings
Habitat: woods, swamps; cold areas often with white cedar (Thuja occidentalis)
Conservation Status: Native
Viola renifolia image
Merel R. Black  
Viola renifolia image
Merel R. Black  
Viola renifolia image
Derek Anderson  
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Viola renifolia image
Viola renifolia image
Viola renifolia image
Viola renifolia image
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