Illinois State Flower

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Illinois State Flower: Violet

Scientific Name: Viola

State Flower Description: Violets are one of the most common flowers with over 20 genera in the family of the Viola. The most common is the purple violet and is a brilliant purple with 5 petals and generally bloom around mid to late spring.

Where It's Found: Violets are found everywhere but most commonly found in eastern North America.

Illinois State Flower Dedication: 1907


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