wood violet


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Noun1.wood violet - common European violet that grows in woods and hedgerowswood violet - common European violet that grows in woods and hedgerows
violet - any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers
2.wood violet - common violet of the eastern United States with large pale blue or purple flowers resembling pansieswood violet - common violet of the eastern United States with large pale blue or purple flowers resembling pansies
violet - any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers
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This year's Colormix of palettes includes: Chrysalis, an array of colors inspired from the earth and sky, with colors by the name of Moody Blue, Willow Tree and Sticks & Stones; Buoyant, whose colors and patterns derive from the "secrets of the rainforest" and include Wood Violet, Ryegrass, Coral Reef and Seaside Gray; Voyage, an exploration of high-tech hues and corresponding finishes, such as Cloak Gray, Crystal Clear and Impetuous; and Unrestrained, filled with lively colors, hues and patterns under the names Flyway, Nifty Turquoise, Pickle, Marshmallow and Humorous Green.
WOOD Violet Peacefully at home on May 2, beloved wife of the late Eric, mother of Paul and Tony, motherinlaw of Christine and Mary.
There's also the wood violet, and its edible leaves; and the red huckleberry, which grows in coastal areas and is one of two kinds of native huckleberry.