Tiny Violet

Family: Violaceae
Genus: Viola
Species: sieberiana
Main Flower Colour: Purple


Perennial herb with short, erect stems, glabrous to sparsely hairy.

Leaves tufted, lamina broad-ovate to ovate-rhombic, mostly 0.5–15 mm long, 0.5–12 mm wide, base wedge-shaped and tapering into petiole, margins coarsely toothed; petiole 1–3 cm long.

Scapes 3–8 cm long; bracteoles near the middle. Sepals 2.5–3.5 mm long. Petals 4–7 mm long, pale mauve to white, ± concolorous; upper petals narrow-oblong to ovate, lateral petals glabrous or slightly bearded.

Capsule is ovoid shape, 4–5 mm long.

Flowering start in August and ends in December.


The main flower colour is purple.


http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Viola~sieberianaCreated: 07 Nov 2014 - Stephen L (Clare) SA
Updated: 12 Nov 2015 - Member - John and Val

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Bio Regions

Kanmantoo (KAN)

Region Specifics

Kangaroo Island

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