What type of viola?

true_blue(Mtl Can Zone 4b)June 29, 2013

Hi,

This type of viola is very common in Montreal.
It flowers in early spring, and it grows everywhere, especially in shade and spreads like mad.

Could it be viola canadensis?

Thanks a lot.

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carol23_gw

It looks like Viola sororia var. priceana, also known as Confederate Violet.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 6:04PM
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lycopus(z5 NY)

Looks like a form of Viola sororia that is sometimes called confederate violet

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 6:05PM
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true_blue(Mtl Can Zone 4b)

Thanks Carol and Lycopus, I believe you're right :)

    Bookmark   June 30, 2013 at 9:33AM
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