marsh violet

noun

: a widely distributed creeping violet (Viola palustris) chiefly of damp alpine and subalpine habitats that has glabrous cordate to reniform or sometimes ovate leaves, stiff stolons, and lilac purple to white and lilac flowers

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“Marsh violet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marsh%20violet. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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