Plant A Day – Striped Cream Violet

Striped Cream Violet Viola striata

Striped Cream Violet
Viola striata

There are a number of white Violet species in Indiana.  This one is characterized by having the flower stems originate from the plant stem rather than from the ground, and the stipules are large and jagged.

The stipules (leaf shaped things at the base of the flower stem) are large and jagged

The stipules (leaf shaped things at the base of the flower stem) are large and jagged

Another look at the stipule

Another look at the stipule

Heart shaped leaf

Heart shaped leaf

 

Often grow in clumps

Often grow in clumps

 

Whole plant

Whole plant

 

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