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.
Observed along the stream bank in the wetlands area
Mt. Pisgah Hemlock-Hardwoods State Natural Area, Vernon Co., WI
Viola sororia, known commonly as the Common Blue Violet, is a stemless herbaceous perennial plant that is native to eastern North America. It is known by a number of common names including; Common Meadow Violet, Purple Violet, Woolly Blue Violet, Hooded Violet and Wood Violet.