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Round-Leaved Yellow Violet (Viola rotundiflora)

Image ID: 2012/yrt219

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Family: Violaceae (Violet)
Height: 0.15 to 0.5 ft.
Blooms: April to May
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  0.75 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Youghiogheny River Trail
Date:  4/1/2012
Notes: Lateral petals bearded. Purple veins on lower petal.
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Round-Leaved Yellow Violet may be easily confused with:
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.

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