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Viola striata

Common Name(s):
Pale violet, Striped violet
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

Seasons of Interest:

     Bloom: Spring-Summer, April-June

Wildlife Value: Nectar from the flowers attract butterflies and bees.  Members of the genus Viola support the following specialized bees: Andrena (Gonandrena) fragilisAndrena (Gonandrena) integraand Andrena (Gonandrena) platyparia

Insects, Diseases and Other Problems: No serious insect or disease problems. 

Season:
Spring into mid-summer
Height:
8-16 in.
Foliage:
Smooth, angled green stems; 1 to 1.5 in. heart-shaped leaves
Flower:
Violet flowers without any yellow at the base; no purple on the back side; large deeply cut stipules and long flower stalks
Site:
Low woods, stream banks
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
bees, nectar, pollinator, specialized bees, wildlife, butterflies

NCCES plant id: 2792

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Viola striata Close up of bloom.
Viola striata Form
Averater, CC BY - 4.0
Viola striata Viola striata
Katja Schulz, CC BY - 2.0