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Long-spurred violet [Viola rostrata]

Flower      

Common Name: Long-spurred violet
Scientic Name: Viola rostrata
Colors: Blue
Months Appearing: May

A stemmed violet, i.e. leaves and flowers on same stem. Up to 5-6 inches high.

Long spur of lower petal approx. 1/2 inch long. All petals beardless.

Leaves: oval, pointed and notched at base. Hairless.

Woodlands. 

May 16. Brower Park, Mecosta County, Michigan.

Attributes

Habitat

Woods

Height of Plant

1 foot or less (30 cm)

Leaves

Leaf Shape - Simple

Stem

Smooth

Type of Flower

Irregular Flow