Dog Violet

Botanical Name: Viola conspera

Height: about 5 cm

Season of bloom: Early spring

Growing Conditions: Deciduous shade. Woodsy soil, moist in spring.

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes.

Remarks: This small violet does not invade lawns.

Similar species: Hooked-spur Violet

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