Lance-leaved Violet – 5/18/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/18/20

Observation Time: 10:50 a.m.

Observation Location: under high tension lines across the street from the Gavins Pond soccer fields

Common Name: Lance-leaved Violet

Scientific Name: Viola lanceolata

Comments: One of only a few white-flowered stemless violets, lance-leaved violet inhabits sandy or peaty shorelines and marshes as well as more disturbed sites. The narrow lance-shaped leaves are distinctive.

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