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Marsh Blue Violet
Full sun to shade, wet to medium moisture level, clay or sand or loamy soil, slightly acid to neutral pH. 5-10 inches height, blooms in spring, purple/blue flowers, freely self-seeds.
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Native Region: Statewide
This species is a wetland plant in Tennessee. Violet blossoms make good candy, jam, jelly, syrup and wine. Edible leaves are high in Vitamin A and C. Attracts butterflies and birds.