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Long-Spurred Violet (Viola rostrata)
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Other common names: Long-Spurred Blue Violet
Family: Violaceae (Violet)
Height: 0.3 to 0.6 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size: 0.6 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
More photos of this flower
- Common Blue Violet
The spur on the flower of the long-spurred violet is very conspicuous.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.