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.
Found in shady moist woods with grassy surroundings.
Flower stalk is smooth and the hairs on the inside of the side petals are long at base.
Viola sororia f. priceana
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.