Field pansy (Viola arvensis) is a low growing annual weed that is very common in the South Island. Can germinate all year round and is usually found in cultivated crops and waste areas.
- Apex rounded, base rounded
- Round to oval
- Sparsely notched
Young plants grow as rosettes with stems close to the ground. Leaves are oval with long stalks and sparsely toothed.
As plants mature, leafy stems grow upwards to 30 cm high. Yellow to cream flowers are produced on long stalks.