Viola sororia Willd., Hort. Berol. 1(6): pl. 72 1806. (syn: Viola alachuana Murrill; Viola allardii Greene; Viola chalcosperma Brainerd; Viola communis Pollard; Viola cucullata var. alba Torr. & A.Gray; Viola cucullata var. sororia (Willd.) Torr. & A.Gray; Viola cuspidata Greene; Viola domestica E.P.Bicknell; Viola domestica f. alba Farw.; Viola domestica var. communis Farw.; Viola familiaris Greene; Viola fletcheri Greene; Viola floridana Brainerd; Viola floridana Brainerd; Viola laetecaerulea Greene; Viola latiuscula Greene; Viola macounii Greene; Viola nesiotica Greene; Viola nodosa Greene; Viola palmata var. sororia (Willd.) Pollard; Viola papilionacea Pursh; Viola papilionacea var. alba (Torr. & A.Gray) Farw.; Viola papilionacea f. albiflora Grover; Viola papilionacea var. domestica Pollard; Viola papilionacea f. michaelii Creutz; Viola planifolia Greene; Viola priceana Pollard; Viola rosacea Brainerd; Viola septentrionalis Greene; Viola septentrionalis f. alba Vict. & J.Rousseau; Viola sororia var. affinis (Leconte) L.E.McKinney; Viola sororia f. beckwithiae House; Viola sororia var. incognita J.Lacey; Viola sororia f. priceana (Pollard) Cooperr.; Viola thompsoniae Chapm.; Viola wilmatteae Pollard & Cockerell);

Native to: Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin; Introduced into: Austria, Greece, Korea, West Siberia as per POWO;



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Viola sororia Willd.
Common name: Common blue violet
Low growing perennial herb with glossy heart-shaped leaves and blue-violet flowers with white throat, cleistogamous flowers produced near base.
Native of Central North America usually found in woods, also widely cultivated. clicked from University of California Botanical Garden on 19-4-2019.  



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