Lance-leaved Violet - Bog White Violet
Viola lanceolata
Violaceae (Violet) Family)


Plant is an upright, smooth or nearly so, perennial with a rhizome. Its preferred habitat is sandy woods and savannas. Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.

The leaves are basal; consisting of one whole part; stalked, with toothed margins and a base graduating to a narrow point.

The flowers are terminal; solitary; bisexual in nature and symmetrical in form. Each flower is divided into two parts; long flower stalks (peduncles); five sepals and five petals with the bottom petal spurred. The color is white with purple veins; five stamens. Flowers occur in the spring.

Fruit is a capsule.

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