June 2021 – Pansy

image S. Reid KINGDOM: Plantae ORDER: Malpighiales FAMILY:  Violaceae GENUS: Viola   The pansy is a type of large-flowered hybrid plant cultivated as a garden flower. It is derived by hybridization from several species in the section Melanium of the genus Viola, particularly Viola tricolor, a wildflower of Europe and western Asia known as heartsease. […]