A white species in which the petals or some of them are purple-veined. Leaves differ from the two last, being long-petioled, broader than V. lanceolata, narrower than V. blanda, and not heart - shaped. Leaf - blades ovate or oval, running gradually down to the petioles. Found in drier soil, but often preferring moist ground. Leafy runners also grow from this species. April to June.