Viola hastata Michx. - Halberd-Leaf Yellow Violet
Family - Violaceae
Flowering - February - May.
Habitat - Deciduous woods, mixed woods.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This attractive little species can be found mainly in the mountainous northeastern corner of Alabama. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its yellow flowers and hastate leaves.
Photographs taken in Linville, NC., 4-30-03.