IPM1007, Revised November 2009
A perennial from short rhizomes with heart-shaped leaves and blue or purple flowers, most commonly 2 to 5 inches tall. Leaves arise from a basal crown and occur on long petioles. Leaves are also hairless and have rounded teeth along the margins. Common blue violet is increasing as a weed of no-till cropping systems and is also commonly found as a weed of pastures, turfgrass, and landscapes.
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