Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Test-drive A Teaching Key to Violets.
Vola are among the few flowers that actually taste good, according to The Culinary Violet
Read more about European Field Pansy at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales
Violaceae of the Southeastern US (McKinney & Russell, 2002)
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
European Field Pansy
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Frank Breazeale fwb020112_001
February Anderson County SC
Middle 2 petals usually no longer than sepals, per www.plant-identification.co.uk
Herbarium of Clemson University h_cu11631b
March Anderson County SC
Simpson Agricultural Experiment Station
Similar to V. rafinesquii, but the stems are more robust, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.
JK Marlow jkm140308_083b
March Greenville County SC
Swamp Rabbit Trail
Sepals oblong-lanceolate, apex acute; basal auricles irregularly toothed, per Flora of China.