- Common Name(s):
- Halberd-leaved violet
Wildlife Value: Nectar from the flowers attract butterflies and bees. Members of the genus Viola support the following specialized bees: Andrena (Gonandrena) fragilis, Andrena (Gonandrena) integra, and Andrena (Gonandrena) platyparia. This plant is resistant to damage by deer.
Insects, Diseases and Other Problems: No serious insect or disease problems.
- 4-10 in.
- Long, variegated, arrow-shaped leaves
- Yellow flowers; back of petals are purple-tinged
- Rich, open woods, ravines
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2786