Smooth Yellow Violet
Botanical Name: Viola pensylvanica
En Français: Violette pubescente
This native violet is common in nearly all areas of central to eastern Canada and U.S. It also grows in the temperate regions of Europe and Asia. Habitats include moist to mesic deciduous woodlands, woodland borders, and thickets.
Planting and Care Considerations
Low maintenance, groundcover perennial with buttery yellow petals blooming in early summer. The nectar from its flower attracts butterflies and bees.
Also known as Downy Yellow Violet, Hairy Violet and Yellow Violet.