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Bird's Foot Violet

Viola pedata


Herbaceous perennial violet that is lilac/purple in color. Bird's foot violet features deeply divided leaves which somewhat resemble a bird's foot.


Native to Eastern North America. Commonly occurs in dryish soil. This one was observed growing in a sandy area in a sandhills habitat at the Aiken Gopher Tortoise Heritage Preserve near Windsor (Aiken County), SC.


Bloom Time: March to May

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South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Apr 17, 2014
Submitted on Jan 11, 2015

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