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Alpine Violet
Scientific Name: Viola labradorica Schrank
Synonym: Viola adunca var. minor
Family: Violaceae
Alpine Violet (Viola  labradorica)
Viola labradorica, Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 561. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 3-9

Sun Exposure: Part shade to sun

Origin: Northeastern North America north to Greenland, in moist wooded areas

Growth Habits: Herbaceous perennial, up to 3 inches tall (7 cm); heart-shaped leaves with purplish tinge, 1 inch in diameter (2.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Moist soil

Propagation: Spreads by stolons, seeds

'Purpurea' is a cultivar with a stronger purple blush.

Blooming Habits:
Violet to lavender flowers in late spring.

Fruiting Habits:

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