Definition of English violet

1. Noun. European violet typically having purple to white flowers; widely naturalized.

Exact synonyms: Garden Violet, Sweet Violet, Viola Odorata
Generic synonyms: Violet

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Literary usage of English violet

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1. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"The genus includes V. odorata, tho well-known hardy english violet, and its niany ... This species, by common consent called english violet, is indigenous ..."

2. Landscape Gardening as Applied to Home Decoration by Samuel Taylor Maynard (1899)
"english violet (V. odorata). with a little care. The best method for the amateur with no greenhouse facilities is to divide the old crowns after they have ..."

3. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1867)
"But the dark, purple english violet, which has been frequently made to bear double flowers, is most generally seen among parlor plants ; or the Neapolitan ..."

4. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"english violet; sweet violet; March violet. Low herb, native of Europe; escaped from gardens. Nova Scotia to New York anil New Jersey, and on the Pacific ..."

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