Definition of American dog violet
1. Noun. Violet of eastern North America having pale violet to white flowers.
Lexicographical Neighbors of American Dog Violet
Literary usage of American dog violet
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1887)
"Muhlenbergii, the common Atlantic american dog violet, nearest to the Old World V. canina, var. sylvestris, may as well retain the name under which Torrey ..."
2. Historic Mackinac: The Historical, Picturesque and Legendary Features of the by Edwin Orin Wood (1918)
"Viola canadensis L. Canada Violet . Plentiful in rich shaded ground. Viola conspersa Reichenb. american dog violet. Common in rich shaded ground. ..."
3. Report (1913)
"american dog violet. Common in rich shaded ground. Viola canadensis L. Canada Violet. Plentiful in rich shaded ground. ELAEAGNACEAE—OLEASTER FAMILY. ..."
4. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter, John Kunkel Small (1903)
"american dog violet. (Man. p. 639 ; IF f. .yo/. ) Moist soil, Lab. to Minn., NC and Ky.—Pennsylvania : MONROE ; BUCKS ; DELAWARE ; CHESTER ; LANCASTER ..."