Viola Sororia, or more commonly know as Common Blue Violet, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and purple flowers of the genus Viola. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 0.3 feet at maturity. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during mid spring and is somewhat tolerant of shade. Viola Sororia or Common Blue Violet's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.
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