Viola arvensis

Common Name: 
field violet, johnny-jump-ups, field pansy, wild pansy
Scientific Name: 
Viola arvensis Murr.
Family Name: 
Violaceae - Violet Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced winter annual, reproducing by seed
upright, usually branched at base, smooth or pubescent
Growth Habit of Field Violet
Growth Habit of Field Violet
alternate, ovate below to lanceolate above, round toothed, petioled, linear-lobed stipules
5-petaled, white to yellow (purple tint or markings), one larger petal below four smaller; long stalked, axillary