OSU Columbus  |  Buckeye Link  |  Carmen  |  Library  |  Map  |  Webmail  |  Find People  
Campus Tour:
Wildflowers
Common Blue Violet

Common Blue Violet (Viola sororia)


In bloom April 10 - May 30. These plants have very pretty easy to see flowers with 5 petals that are purple or white with purple veins. One petal of the 5 has obvious veins and perhaps acts as a landing platform guiding bees to the nectar within. Leaves are heart shaped, toothed, and colored light green. They are at the very base of the plant, which is 3-12 inches tall.


Return to the Wildflower index page.

Return to the OSU Lima Home Page.