The glossy, heart-shaped leaves of this 6-10 in. The three lower petals are somewhat hairy. The erect flower stem droops slightly, as if bending its head toward the ground.
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.