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Woolly Blue Violet - Viola sororia

A blue, violet flower with five hairless petals. Grows mostly in woody areas or old fields and lawns.

Common Names

  • Woolly Blue Violet (en)
  • Viola Sororia (es)
  • Violette de la Pentecôte (fr)
  • Pfingst-Veilchen (de)

Taxonomy

  • Malpighiales
  • Violaceae
  • Viola sororia

Where & When to Spot

I spot this flower in spring along pathways through forests or on meadows along forests.

How to Identify

This is a low growing plant. The color, form and number of petals and the hairy white inner part of the flower help to identify.

Photos

Woolly Blue Violet (Viola sororia)

Woolly Blue Violet (Viola sororia)

Low growing flower of the second wave of flowers in spring. Usually appears mid, late spring.

Park Bernard-Landry - 2021-05-02

NIKON Z 6; 24-70mm f/2.8; Focal Length 70mm; Exposure 1/2500; Aperture f2.8; Iso 400;

Woolly Blue Violet (Viola sororia)

Woolly Blue Violet (Viola sororia)

Park Bernard-Landry - 2019-05-25

NIKON D500; 90mm f/2.8; Focal Length 90mm; Exposure 1/100; Aperture f4.5; Iso 100;

Woolly Blue Violet (Viola sororia)

Woolly Blue Violet (Viola sororia)

Other names are Common Blue Violet, Early Blue Violet

Park Angrignon, Montreal - 2016-05-14

NIKON D7100; 90mm f/2.8; Focal Length 90mm; Exposure 1/200; Aperture f5.0; Iso 200;

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