Viola baxteri House. Phen: Chasm fl Apr–May (Jul), chasm fr May–Jun, cleist fr Jun–Sep. Hab: Sandy or rocky loam of limestone prairies and prairie-like openings, often surrounded by richer mesic or swamp forest. Dist: C. NY to sw. Ont. and se. MI, south to sw. PA, sw. OH, nc. KY, and e. IN.
Origin/Endemic status: Native