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Sweet White Violet, Woodland White Violet
Part shade, wet to medium moisture level, humusy soil, slightly acid to neutral pH. 4-6 inches height, blooms in spring, white flowers, will naturalize.
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Native Region: Eastern half of Tennessee
Fragrant flowers. Good groundcover for small spaces. Spreads by runners to form large carpets in the wild. Violet blossoms make good candy, jam, jelly, syrup and wine. Edible leaves are high in Vitamin A and C. Attracts butterflies.