Viola spp.

Photo of Violet
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

There are several species of Violet. It invades lawns and becomes a weed problem there. Flower usually blue but some species have white petals. Flowers and sets seeds under ground as well as above.

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