Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales
Round-leaf Yellow Violet, Early Yellow Violet
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Keith Bradley kab_v_rotundifolia_1877
March Pickens County SC
Table Rock State Park
This starts to bloom just as its leaves are beginning to unfold, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
Steve Marlow snm100327_r111_09
March Oconee County SC
Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Ranger District
Petals yellow, some with purple veins. Lateral petals bearded, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Herbarium of Clemson University h_cu25902
May Oconee County SC
Leaf blades rotund, per Weakley's Flora.
JK Marlow jkm120830_221
August Henderson County NC
Holmes Educational Forest
Leaves expand into summer, becoming broadly ovate and lying almost flat, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.