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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Viola cucullata Ait.
Blue marsh violet, Marsh blue violet
USDA Symbol: vicu
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
The leaves are rich in Vitamin A and C and can add variety to spring salads. Violet has been used as a herbal medicine for cancers and minor ailments. (Clough)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue , Purple
AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV Canada: MB
, PE Native Habitat:
Wet Meadow/Prairie/Field,Fresh Water Aquatic USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Soil Description: Clay, Loam, Sand
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
American Native Nursery
- Quakertown, PA
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff