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Mountain Pansy

Viola lutea

Please keep in mind that it is illegal to uproot a plant without the landowner's consent and care should be taken at all times not to damage wild plants. Wild plants should never be picked for pleasure and some plants are protected by law.

Plant Data

Order:
Malpighiales
Family:
Violaceae (Violet)
Type:
Flower
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC

Flower:
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Yellow, 5 petals
 
Either all yellow, or yellow with upper 2 of the 5 petals blue-violet. Spur usually being at least twice as long as the sepal-appendages.
Fruit:
A fruit capsule containing numerous seeds.
Leaves:
The leaves are broad to narrow lanceolate and are heavily toothed. The pinnately lobed leafy stipules have lanceolate teeth.
Maximum Size:
30 centimetres tall
Other Names:
Mountain Vine, Mountain Violet.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Habitats:
Grassland, mountains, rocks.