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Bird's Foot Violet (Viola pedata) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Bird's Foot Violet
Viola pedata

Bird's Foot Violet
Bird's Foot Violet

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
4 - 10 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Dry
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Purple
 
Bloom Season
April - June
 

Features

Purple violets and deeply dissected leaves.

Culture

Full sun; well drained soils; tolerates some dryness.

Notes

Found in dry fields. Threatened in Ohio.