[The Violet Family in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet

Viola bakeri

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

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

The photo above shows 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.

Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola bakeri (Synonyms: Viola bakeri ssp. grandis, Viola bakeri ssp. shastensis, Viola nuttallii, Viola nuttallii var. bakeri) - Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola bakeri (Synonyms: Viola bakeri ssp. grandis, Viola bakeri ssp. shastensis, Viola nuttallii, Viola nuttallii var. bakeri)

Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola bakeri (Synonyms: Viola bakeri ssp. grandis, Viola bakeri ssp. shastensis, Viola nuttallii, Viola nuttallii var. bakeri) - Leaf of Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola bakeri (Synonyms: Viola bakeri ssp. grandis, Viola bakeri ssp. shastensis, Viola nuttallii, Viola nuttallii var. bakeri)

Baker's violet blooming at Panakanic in western Klickitat County.............May 17, 2013.

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

The photo above 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.

Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola bakeri (Synonyms: Viola bakeri ssp. grandis, Viola bakeri ssp. shastensis, Viola nuttallii, Viola nuttallii var. 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.

Baker's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola bakeri (Synonyms: Viola bakeri ssp. grandis, Viola bakeri ssp. shastensis, Viola nuttallii, Viola nuttallii var. 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's Violet, Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola bakeri (Synonyms: Viola bakeri ssp. grandis, Viola bakeri ssp. shastensis, Viola nuttallii, Viola nuttallii var. bakeri)

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

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

The photo above shows the back of the upper petals, which are yellow rather than rusty, a characteristic of this species. Photographed May 7, 2005 on Mt. Adams along forest road 82 at an approximate elevation of 2900'.

Paul Slichter