Viola glabella

Heart-shaped leaves, dainty five-petaled yellow flowers, lower three petals with dark veins. Often found in forest understories near streams.

 

Viola glabella (c) Stan Shebs

Photo credit: Viola glabella (c) Stan Shebs

Viola glabella 2 (c) Walter Siegmund

Photo credit: Viola glabella 2 (c) Walter Siegmund

Viola glabella (c) Walter Siegmund

Photo credit: Viola glabella (c) Walter Siegmund

  • Viola glabella (c) Stan Shebs
  • Viola glabella 2 (c) Walter Siegmund
  • Viola glabella (c) Walter Siegmund

Plant Details

Habitat:
Oak woodland
Riparian Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Commonly found along streams.
Mature Height:
<6"
Shade Preference:
Partial Shade, Full Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
moist, wet
Special Uses:
Attracts insects; ornamental.