Viola hastata ( Violet - Halberd-leaved )

Seen along Porter Creek, Lower Mt Cammerer, Caves Mine and other trails
Leaves sometimes have a silver cast and is easy to recognize. Most plants were not blooming.

Great Smoky Mt Nat. Pk. - 4/19/2011 - Caves Mine trail
photos by H & M Ling

Violet -  Halberd-leaved