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Viola rotundifolia

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, rich, loam

Height: 0"-6"

Bloom Time: April, May

Bloom Color: yellow

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6

Additional Tags: colonizing, shade garden plant, woodland plant

Viola rotundifolia (roundleaf yellow violet)
  • Viola rotundifolia (roundleaf yellow violet)
  • Viola rotundifolia (roundleaf yellow violet)

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Description

Viola rotundifolia

Also known as:

roundleaf yellow violet

,

roundleaf violet

,

round-leaved yellow violet

Scientific Synonyms:

Description

The yellow flowers appear on leafless stems.

Cultivation

Self seeds readily to form colonies. Good for naturalizing woodland gardens, but may be too aggressive for shady rock gardens. Requires consistently moist soil.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
CT, DE, GA, KY, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Special Concern: RI

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Violales
Family Violaceae Violet family
Genus Viola violet
Species Viola rotundifolia roundleaf yellow violet