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Viola cucullata

marsh blue violet, blue marsh violet

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 0-0.5'
Flowers: Apr.-Jul.; pale purple
Fruit: green; capsule

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH:
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

bogs, meadows, & swamps

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes

stemless; self-sows; can become a nuisance

Groundcover



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/350.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004