Kidney Leaved Violet
Thick Small Leaves-Woodland Selection
Found in a full shade in a maple and white pine woodland in central Michigan, this native species spreads slowly by stolons. Makes a nice colony of low 3 inch tall plants with a white flower. High in mucilaginous compounds for soup.
Plant SpecsGenus & Species:
Viola renifoliaSeed Source:
Saginaw County, MichiganHardiness:
Likes acidic soil in full shade.Climate:
A northern species Zone 3-6Ease of Cultivation:
Easy to grow and spreads slowly. Not a high yielder in terms of greens but still useful.