‘Wildflowers OF The World’
Wildflowers of North America’
‘Closeups in Nature’
Shot along a small creek in England- Idlewild Park Burlington, Ky.
Wild violet is a winter perennial, growing 2 – 5 inches tall. It can have a tap root or a fibrous root system, and also can produce rooting stolons and rhizomes. The leaves can vary but usually are heart shaped, on long petioles with scalloped to shallow rounded margins.
The flowers of wild violet range from white to blue to purple and appear from March to June. Wild violet
flowers are pansy-like with three lower petals and two lateral petals on long single flower stalks.