Leaves all basal
Roots thick and seem rhizome like
Growing in mowed urban lawn
Small purple flower, dense, fibrous root system and heart-shaped leaves with serate edge, leaf cups toward the petiole to form a funnel shape
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.