Viola pedata

Bird's Foot Violet

Names and Myths

Viola Violet

pedata foot-like (leaves)

Natural history / Folklore

Leaves used by Indians to prepare an expectorant and for lung complaints.12


April - June Leaves palmately divided, petals blue or purple, upper two petals may be a contrasting dark purple, fan-shaped leaves with many divisions resembling a bird’s foot. Roadsides, open woods and fields. Dry sites

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