April Showers Brought May Flowers

Violet (Evergreen Yellow) Viola sempervirens

Wild herb growing singly or in low mats. Stems trailing, runner-like. 
Leaves: heart shaped evergreen, leathery. 
Flowers: on erect stems, yellow with brown to purple veins, lower petal spurred. 
Fruit : a capsule. At the base of the plant after the bloom is over one can often find budlike flowers which do not open, yet produce seed through self fertilization. 
Used as a poultice of stem and flowers for burns and scalds.
Means: rural happiness

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2 Responses to April Showers Brought May Flowers

  1. hernibs says:

    Thank you, we’ve researched every plant and herb and tree on our property and of course I have a binder full of
    that information. We have a book case full of books on nature too but nowadays we look up information on the internet.

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  2. lovealways7 says:

    You are very knowledgeable about weeds and wild flowers 🌸 and herbs, amazing lady, what you have learned ❤️

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