Violaceae
Viola glabella

Smooth Yellow Violet

Tall erect stems with a single flower. Leaves heart-shaped, with sharp tips, entire or toothed. Flower dark yellow with maroon veins on 3 lower petals. The 2 side petals are bearded; lowest petal is spurred. Streambanks, moist forests, from near coast to high elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Mid Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--12 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest, Alpine, Subalpine, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: Mt. Rainier NP, Crater Lake NP, Columbia Basin, West Gorge, East Gorge, Great Basin, Siskiyous, Olympic NP, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes