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When I was a young child there were three types of violets: purple, yellow and white. It was unimportant at that point in my life to identify the flowers in all those violet bouquets I brought home. I knew they … Continue reading

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Shelton’s Violet

Early spring brings violets! I already mentioned yellow violet species in previous posts: canary violet (04-18-14) and pine violet (04-28-15). Shelton’s violet (Viola sheltonii) is another yellow violet that brightens the drab landscape. Growing in shady areas, particularly under ponderosa … Continue reading

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