Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug
Perennials, Herb/Forb, Ground Cover, Herb, Herbaceous Perennial, Native Plant, Wildflower
Individual flowers are ¾" across with 5 yellow petals, and branched brownish-purple veins occurring along the lowest petal and sometimes on the 2 lateral petals. Small tufts of hair are at the base of the two lateral petals. The lowest petal has a short blunt nectar spur. In North Carolina, the flowers are available from March to May.
Egg-shaped, 1/2 inch long oval 3-angled seed capsules are light green and mature to brown. They split into 3 parts to eject their seeds. In North Carolina, the fruits are available from May to June. They will split open when ripe.
Viola - Violets