A shy little woodland plant, from five to twelve inches tall, with creeping root-stocks and small, dry stipules. The flowers are an inch or less across, the two upper petals white, tinged with reddish-purple on the outside, and the other petals white or yellow, with a splash of purple on each of the two side petals and the lower one veined with purple. This grows in shady woods.

Western Heartsease  Viola ocellata. Pine Violet V. lobata

Western Heartsease -Viola ocellata. Pine Violet-V. lobata. VIOLET FAMILY. Violaceae.