Wild Flowers

Sweet Violet

Sweet Violet
Viola odorata

Sweet Violet Sweet violets tend to flower before the dog violets. Sweet violetThey occur in purple, blue and white forms, all of which bear the characteristic fragrance. They have blunt rather than acutely-pointed sepals which separates them from the dog violets, but not the similar unscented Hairy Violet. The white forms tend to be near settlements.