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Description:

Small, pansy-like face. Light purple to white petals with a yellow throat. Never seems to be more than 3-4 inches tall. Early spring flower. Appears to have a single tap-root.

Habitat:

Lawn

1 Species ID Suggestions

Field Pansy
Viola bicolor


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3 Comments

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 7 years ago

Leaves are not always the best indicator, they can sometimes have differences within a species.

smcrenshaw
smcrenshaw 8 years ago

How does that compare with the broad leafed, dark purple variety that I also understand is a violet?
Other than the fuzzy yellow throat and darker coloring, I've noticed the blossoms between the two are remarkably similar.
But the leaves are totally different... ?

JamesHart
JamesHart 8 years ago

It's a common wild violet

smcrenshaw
Spotted by
smcrenshaw

Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Apr 3, 2013
Submitted on Apr 9, 2013

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