Viola douglasii

Douglas's Violet

Erect to reclining stems. Leaves divided into narrowly oval, blunt-tipped leaflets. Golden yellow petals have dark brown backs and veins. The 2 side petals are bearded. Grows in seasonally moist grasslands and rock flats at low to mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 3 to 9 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, Shrub-Steppe, Vernal Wet
  • Found In: Siskiyous, Great Basin
  • Native: Yes