Definition of Downy yellow violet
1. Noun. Violet of eastern North America having softly pubescent leaves and stems and clear yellow flowers with brown-purple veins.
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Literary usage of Downy yellow violet
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1. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1907)
"... leafy, usually single stem of the downy yellow violet (K. pubescens), whose dark veined, bright yellow petals gleam in dry woods in April and May, ..."
2. Familiar Flowers of Field and Garden by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1895)
"THE yellow violet, commonly called the downy yellow violet, grows on the edge of the ... I never found Yellow Violet. Viola pubescens. downy yellow violet. ..."
3. Annual Report (1910)
"The downy yellow violet (V. pubescens).—This is a leafy-stemmed species, but the leaves grow near the ... This species is much like the downy yellow violet. ..."
4. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1900)
"Yellow Violets (Viola) Violet family Fine hairs on the erect, leafy, usually single stem of ih« downy yellow violet (V. pubescens), whose dark veined, ..."
5. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1907)
"The books, however, are disposed to award that honor to another woodland beauty, the downy yellow violet, which I usually do not find in my woods until two ..."
6. Studies of Plant Life in Canada: Wild Flowers, Flowering Shrubs, and Grasses by Catherine Parr Strickland Traill (1906)
"... next in point of interest is the downy yellow violet—Viola pubescens (Ait.). This handsome species is confined to our forests and copses. ..."