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Perennials, Edible, Ground Cover, Herb, Herbaceous Perennial, Native Plant, Perennial, Wildflower
Flowers are borne on long peduncles from ground slightly overtopping leaves, zygomorphic, deep blue-violet to white, nodding;. There are 5 unequal petals, the uppermost pair nearly erect, the lateral pair spreading. Blue to whitened with medial basal erect pubescence, lowermost petal white basally, veins dark violet; spur to .1 inch; sepals 5. In North Carolina, flowers are purple to purplish-white and appear from February to May.
Fruit is a 3-chambered capsule. In North Carolina, fruits are available from April to June., Green with purple