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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  striata Aiton 
SynonymsLophion striatum (Aiton) Nieuwl. & Kaczm.
Territory Eastern CanadaNorth-Central U.S.A.Northeastern U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.
grassland and thickets
Description leaves ovate-cordate, usually long acuminate, crenate, 3-7cm long, flowers ca. 2cm across, minutely brown variegate
Size15-30cm
Colorcreamy
Bloomearly summer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
division in fall
BibliographySmall, J.K. (1933) Manual of the Southeastern Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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