- Common Name(s):
- Pale violet, Striped violet
Seasons of Interest:
Bloom: Spring-Summer, April-June
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.
Insects, Diseases and Other Problems: No serious insect or disease problems.
- Spring into mid-summer
- 8-16 in.
- Smooth, angled green stems; 1 to 1.5 in. heart-shaped leaves
- Violet flowers without any yellow at the base; no purple on the back side; large deeply cut stipules and long flower stalks
- Low woods, stream banks
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2792