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
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.