The photo of the flower was taken on 3/29/14 on the crushed granite trail. The photo of the new leaves was taken on 9/19/14 along the trail parallel to Matlock Rd.
Wild field pansy flowering on the street side.
In ablation hollow on river terrace
Viola (US /vaɪˈoʊlə/ and UK /ˈvaɪ.ələ/) is a genus of flowering plants in the violet family Violaceae. It is the largest genus in the family, containing between 525 and 600 species. Most species are found in the temperate Northern Hemisphere, however some are also found in widely divergent areas such as Hawaii, Australasia, and the Andes.