Canada violet can be distinguished from other white-flowered violets by the yellow base of the petals, and by the purple tint on the back of the petals (see photos below). This species rare in Connecticut; it is classified by the state as a species of special concern.
- Family: violet (Violaceae)
- Habitat: woods
- Height: 8-16 inches
- Flower size: 3/4 to 1 inch across
- Flower color: white
- Flowering time: April to June
- Origin: native
A Canada violet plant in Quebec.