Viola nuttalli

Yellow Violet
Viola nuttallii

Family: Violet (Violaceae)
AKA: Nuttall's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet
Photo taken on: June 3, 2007
Location: Crested Butte, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to subalpine
Habitat: Slopes, sagebrush, openings

Grows to 6" in clumps. Leaves are more lance-shaped than the blue Violet. The only violet is in the stripes in the throat.

Yellow Single Flowers