Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Viola tricolor L. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Elizabeth Parnis

Robert R. Kowal

Family Violaceae
Viola tricolor L.
Johnny-jump-up, pansy violet
Viola: a classical Latin name for violets
tricolor: of three colors
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Status: Introduced - escaped
Plant: erect to drooping, annual/perennial, to 12" tall forb, often branched from the base
Flower: purple and yellow mixed, usually darker at the top; 5-parted, 1/2"-1" wide; solitary from the leaf axils
Fruit:elliptical capsule with dark brown seeds
Leaf:roundly- toothed
Habitat: garden escapee

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