It is a herbaceous plant of the family of purple with creeping stems , radical leaves with long or short , rough petioles and heart-shaped , lanceolate , oval , reniform , sectadas , etc. with scalloped , smooth or jagged edges. It produces small flowers deep blue , light purple , violet , purple, white or yellow , long and thin stalk .
Humboldt County, California, US
growing in a sheltered microsite sheltered from the wind on the NW side of the summit of Mt Sunday
Growing on rocky ourcrop in what use to be the horse paddock
Weedy in pots and around the garden
in the sunny corner of the garden
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.