Viola blanda, commonly called the sweet white violet, is a flowering perennial plant in the Violet family (Violaceae). It is native to parts of south-eastern and south-central Canada and the eastern, and north-central, United States. Its natural habitat is in cool, mesic forests.
The sweet white violet grows from 6 to 12 inches high. They grow small white flowers in spring and early summer. The lower petals have purple veins. The upper petals are often twisted or bent backwards. The stalks are a reddish tinged. They grow 1-2 inch long heart shaped leaves with a few scattered hairs.
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- "Viola blanda". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2010-03-09.
- "Viola blanda". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 2010-03-09.
- "Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States".
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