Viola canadensis is native to Alaska, Canada, and the rich woodlands and river banks of the lower 48 states of the United States. Although it is native, I personally have never seen it in the wild, but I wouldn't object to it. It is often called "Tall White Violet," as it can grow to 14 inches. The flower is white with a yellow center and central violet veining, with a purple tinge on the backs of the flowers. The flowers are solitary, but more than one flowering stem may rise that will flower at the same time. I have read that it reseeds heavily, but I have been growing it for a few years now and have yet to see a seed pod or a seed. I wouldn't object to that either.
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