Montana Outdoors

June 3, 2008

Violets

I don’t want to forget these tiny spots of color that I see nearly every time I go out. They have their own kind of quiet beauty, usually tucked away back in the green foliage of the forest/clearing interface.

Blue violet, found along Buffalo Bill Creek.

Violet

Blue violet, found along Buffalo Bill Creek.

Violet

Yellow violet, Viola purpurea found in the Coeur d’Alene mountains near Cherry Peak.

Violet

Yellow violet, Viola purpurea found in the Coeur d’Alene mountains near Cherry Peak.

Violet

Early blue violet, Viola adunca found at Munson Creek.

 Early blue violet, Viola adunca

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