West Highland Flora

Field Pansy


Viola arvensis

 

Viola arvensis

Photo Carl Farmer
16 Sep 2003 Musselburgh
Flower 8 mm across at widest point

A rare weed of cultivated ground

Flower c 8-20 mm from top to bottom.

ID: Middle 2 petals generally no longer than sepals.  Leaf-stipules are conspicuous and have terminal lobe much longer than side lobes.  Upper leaves are narrow, not roundish like those of violets.

Other features: Annual.  Flowers creamy-white with variable yellow and purple markings.

 

Viola arvensis

Photo Carl Farmer
16 Sep 2003 Musselburgh
Flower 8 mm across at widest point

 

Viola arvensis

Photo Carl Farmer
16 Sep 2003 Musselburgh
Flower 8 mm across at widest point

  Viola arvensis

Photo Carl Farmer
16 Sep 2003 Musselburgh
Flower 8 mm across at widest point

     

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