Violet-prairie violet-dots the landscape here in central Illinois. A low leafy plant that grows no more than .25m(10″). In addition to purple, violets are also blue, yellow, and white. Thus there are about 300 species in the world with 80 in ,the USA. The violet is the state flower of Illinois, along with WI,NJ, and RI.
thanks to my “Wildflowers” a Golden Guide and the pic is by td-thanks for stopping by today!