||Moist deciduous forest
||Flowers have 5 white petals, the lower 3 are marked at their base with conspicuous fine brown-purple veins. The back side of the petals is tinged blue or purple. The center of the flower is yellow. Flowers and leaves are on the same stalk.
||Leaves are found on the stem and at the base of the plant. They are heart-shaped 1-3″ wide with saw-tooth margins.
||Stems are smooth to somewhat downy. Canada violets tend to grow in colonies from above ground runners.