Flora of Mount Holyokeby Karen Searcy
Taxonomy
Bird's Foot Violet
Viola pedata Dry open woods
Violaceae
Flowering PeriodMay
(c) KBS
HabitatDry open woods, powerlines
Height4 - 6 inches
DescriptionStemless violet with lilac flowers than can be ? inch wide. The orange stamens extending beyond the throat of the corolla are distinctive.
LeavesThe leaves are divided into several narrow segments than run almost to the base of the leaf blade, hence the name.
DistributionStemless violet with lilac flowers than can be ? inch wide. The orange stamens extending beyond the throat of the corolla are distinctive.