Woolly Blue Violet (Viola sororia)

A blue, violet flower with five hairless petals. Grows mostly in woody areas or old fields and lawns.

How To Identify

This is a low growing plant. The color, form and number of petals and the hairy white inner part of the flower help to identify.

Where and When to Spot

I spot this flower in spring along pathways through forests or on meadows along forests.


Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.

  • Parc des Prairies

    Sunday, May 2, 2021

    NIKON Z 6
    24-70mm f/2.8

    Focal Length 70mm
    Shutter Speed 1/2500s
    Aperture f2.8
    ISO 400

  • Parc des Prairies

    Saturday, May 25, 2019

    NIKON D500
    90.0 mm f/2.8

    Focal Length 90mm
    Shutter Speed 1/100s
    Aperture f4.5
    ISO 100

  • Parc Angrignon

    Saturday, May 14, 2016

    NIKON D7100
    90mm f/2.8

    Focal Length 90mm
    Shutter Speed 1/200s
    Aperture f5.0
    ISO 200