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Violets make me extremely happy because they're one of the first flowers to bloom in early spring. They grow plentiful around our back yard, especially around the kids play area, which makes foraging for them rather easy and a fun family activity after being cooped up all winter long.  The Common Blue Violet (Viola sororia)  This gorgeous perennial flowers March-July through most of eastern North America. You can find them in the woods, meadows, and back yard but they prefer somewhat moist areas. Violets grow low to the ground and their flowers range from white to purple with five petals. Their leaves are also...

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