[Violets: The Genus Viola in Mt. Adams Country]

Baker Violet, Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet

Viola bakeri

Synonyms: Viola bakeri ssp. grandis, Viola bakeri ssp. shastensis, Viola nuttallii, Viola nuttallii var. bakeri

Baker Violet, Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola nuttallii var. bakeri (Synonym: Viola bakeri) - Baker Violet, Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola nuttallii var. bakeri (Synonym: Viola bakeri)

Baker's violet blooming in open forest along the Willard Springs Trail, Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge.....May 15, 2021.

Close-up frontal view of a flower of Baker Violet, Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola nuttallii var. bakeri (Synonym: Viola bakeri)

A close-up frontal view of the flower of Baker's violet as seen on Mt. Adams at SnowKing Snow Park on Mt. Adams (~elevation of 3250').........May 7, 2005.

Close-up sideview of a flower of Baker Violet, Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola nuttallii var. bakeri (Synonym: Viola bakeri)

The photo above shows a close-up side-view of the flower of Baker's violet as seen on Mt. Adams along forest road 82 at an approximate elevation of 2900'..........May 7, 2005.

Leaf of Baker Violet, Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola nuttallii var. bakeri (Synonym: Viola bakeri) - Baker Violet, Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola nuttallii var. bakeri (Synonym: Viola bakeri)

The photo at left shows a close-up of the leaf of Baker's violet as seen on Mt. Adams along forest road 82 at an approximate elevation of 2900'..........May 7, 2005. The photo at right shows the basal leaf of Baker's violet as seen in open coniferous forest along the Willard Springs Trail in Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge.......May 24, 2016. Note the broadly elliptic blade of this species of violet.

Baker Violet, Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola nuttallii var. bakeri (Synonym: Viola bakeri) - Baker Violet, Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola nuttallii var. bakeri (Synonym: Viola bakeri)

The photo above shows the overall appearance of Baker's violet as seen at SnowKing Snow Park on Mt. Adams (~elevation of 3250')........May 7, 2005.

Flower of Baker Violet, Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola nuttallii var. bakeri (Synonym: Viola bakeri) - Close-up view of the back of the flower petals of Baker Violet, Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola nuttallii var. bakeri (Synonym: Viola bakeri)

Close-up frontal view and sideview of Baker's violet as seen on Mt. Adams along forest road 82 at an approximate elevation of 2900'.........May 7, 2005.

Paul Slichter