Dog Violet - Viola conspersa (Violet family - Violaceae)

 

Dog Violet - Viola conspersa (Violet family - Violaceae) Similar to the Long-spurred Violet (V. rostrata) but spur shorter (1/4 in. or less) lateral petals bearded. 2 - 6 in. Meadows, low woods, streambanks. May - June.

 

 

It is called the Dog Violet or the American Dog Violet, not because it smells , but because of its absence of smell.

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