Stemless violet with white flowers, with the lower lip with red stripes, petals all beardless. Flowers 11 mm wide, spur 3 mm long, spur petal 9 mm long. Scapes at or below the level of the leaves. Petioles and undersides of leaves with a few hairs. Leaves reniform to orbicular, crenate-serate, typical length 2.5 cm, width 4 cm. Leaves blunt-tipped.
Plant has no runners above ground.
Habitat is wet woods and bogs. Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Saskatchewan lists the plant as common.
Taxonomic key to Saskatchewan's violets.
Above photos taken June 4th, wet area in black spruce woods, Porcupine Hills Provincial Forest, about 400 km north east of our home in Regina, SK.