Montana Outdoors

April 28, 2009

Early Blue Violet

Sunday afternoon I was overjoyed when I came upon this pretty little face just a few feet above the Munson Creek trail; the first violet I’ve seen this year. It was all alone.

Early blue violet

Yesterday, when I saw that there was rain in the air, I just had to try to find it again. The trail head isn’t all that far from my home, and I sure wanted to see raindrops on that blossom! After some searching (they’re pretty small), here is what I found:

Early Blue Violet

Early Blue Violet

Viola adunca

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