Botanical Name: Viola pubescens
Height: about 10 cm
Season of bloom: Spring
Growing Conditions: Light shade, ordinary, well-drained soil.
Wildlife benefits: Host plant for Meadow Fritillary butterflies.
From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes
Similar species: Barren Strawberry
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