Round-Leaved Yellow Violet
Viola rotundifolia

Family: Violaceae (vy-oh-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Viola (vy-OH-la) (Info)
Species: rotundifolia (ro-tun-dih-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Oakland, Maryland

Belleville, Michigan

Baldwinsville, New York

Lewis Center, Ohio

Molalla, Oregon

Crossville, Tennessee (2 reports)

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 24, 2013, maybury from Baldwinsville, NY wrote:

I would like to procure a plant or seeds for Round-Leaved Yellow Violet (Viola rotundifolia). Last saw them near Preble NY as a child before the town killed it w/ pesticides. Can you help?
Thanks, danny

Positive

On Mar 30, 2008, crimsontsavo from Crossville, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

A beautiful little violet that grows wild in my woods in drifts. They look like shining yellow stars scattered across the ground.