Viola selkirkii Pursh ex Goldie
Family: Violaceae
great-spurred violet,  more...
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Viola: a classical Latin name for violets
Plants: erect, perennial forb, basically stemless; long, thin rhizomes without stolons
Leaves: broadly-oval to heart-shaped with rounded teeth
Flowers: pale violet, 5-parted, 1/2" wide, numerous, beardless, spur blunt and large; blooms April-June
Fruits: widely-elliptic to round capsule with buff colored seeds
Habitat: shady; ravines; cold areas
Conservation Status: Native
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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