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Field Violet, Field Pansy

Viola rafinesquii Greene

(formerly Viola bicolor Pursh)

Violaceae (Violet Family)

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Field Violet, Field Pansy (Viola rafinesquii): 

         winter annual in turf and landscapes with tiny spatula-shaped leaves with palmately-lobed stipules in the Violaceae (Violet) family

         flowers are pale blue & white or blue & yellow

         grows only 3-5 inches tall

         more common in dormant, warm-season turfgrasses; also in cultivated fields, disturbed sites

         similar european field pansy has larger, more shallowly-lobed leaves and larger, more yellow flowers

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