Tag Archives: Bird-foot Violet
Bird-foot Violet-Viola pedata is named for the shape of its leaves, a couple of which you can see beneath the uppermost bloom. Always a favorite spring wildflower.
Driving through Quabbin Park, I noticed a large patch of purple by the side of the road, parked, and walked to the spot where dozens of Viola pedata were growing. I love the shape of these flowers and the variety … Continue reading
A favorite among violets, Bird-foot Violet is recognized by the leaves which give the plant its name. The flower itself is easily recognized as well. The color varies from a bluer shade to this, more purple, and something that says … Continue reading
More from the yard… A Woolly Blue Violet-Viola sororia, this is a white variant which I am very happy to have as a lawn ornament. The real Woolly Blue And the Bird Foot-Viola pedata More to come.