On basalt boulders
Species from eastern North America - absent from the Gulf Coast
Common name: Downy Violet
Photographed along Baker Creek on the Waterleaf Interpretive Trail, Cossatot River State Park/Natural Area, Howard County, Arkansas
not sure at all of this ID, was growing in among the grass, not deliberately planted but could it have planted itself from things planted in the gardens??/
Violaceae /vaɪəˈleɪsiː/ (alternatively Alsodeiaceae J.G.Agardh, Leoniaceae DC. and Retrosepalaceae Dulac) is a family of flowering plants consisting of about 800 species in 21 genera. It takes its name from the genus Viola, the violets and pansies.