violet, common blue
|COMMON NAME:||Violet, common blue|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Viola papilionacea|
|FEATURES:||Large cordate shaped leaves with dentate margins pointing to leaf tip. Creeping rhizomatous
perennial. Rhizomes scaly brow in color. Flowers blue to purple in color. Bilaterally symmetrical flower.
|DESCRIPTION:||Common weed in transition zone turfgrass, especially shaded areas. Numerous Viola spp. are common
throughout the transition zone and it is difficult to distinguish from them. Difficult to control perennial.
Three-way phenoxy herbicide mixtures, combinations of sulfonylureas with phenoxy herbicides, or
Imprelis (aminocylopyrachlor) are most effective.