Marsh Blue Violet - Viola cucullata (Violet family - Violaceae)

 

Marsh Blue Violet - Viola cucullata (Violet family - Violaceae) Differs from the Common Blue Violet (V. papilionacea) in having lower petals shorter. Lateral petals darker toward throat; beards clavate (like small clubs), not hairlike. Flower stalks longer than leafstalks. 5 - 10 in. Wet meadows, springs, bogs. April - June.

 


 


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