Early Blue Violet (Viola adunca) BL


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Plant Description: Branched stem from hairy rhizomes. Round to oval leaves to 2 in long. Pale to deep violet flowers with a white patch, purple veins at the base of lower 3 petals. Veins are visible to bees as nectar guides. The 2 side petals have white beards at the base and hooked spurs at the tips. Seeds are explosively thrown some distance when pods burst open. The leaves and flowers of this plant are edible. *NEVER CONSUME PLANTS WITHOUT PROPER ID*
  • Height: 6in
  • Width: 6in
  • Sun Needs: Partial Shade - Shade
  • Bloom Time: April - May
  • Portland Plant List (Backyard Habitat Certification): Yes

Landscape Use and Ecological Function: Grows in damp streambanks, meadows near trees, at all elevations. We recommend using this plant in meadowscapes, food forests, and woodland gardens. It is great for attracting pollinators.

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