|Also known as:||Northern White Violet|
|Habitat:||part shade, shade; moist woods, along shores, bogs|
|Bloom season:||April - June|
|Plant height:||2 to 5 inches|
|USDA PLANTS database:||Minnesota county distribution map|
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A single white flower at the end of a hairless, leafless stem that is usually taller than the leaf stems. Flowers are less than ½ inch across with purple lines on the lower petal and may have a few short hairs (beard) at the base of the side petals, but is mostly hairless.
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Photos taken at Long Lake Regional Park, New Brighton, MN and Vadnais/Snail Lake Regional Park, Shoreview, MN May 2008 and April-May 2009.
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