Latin name: Viola kitaibelliana
Member of the Violet family (Violaceae)
The Field Pansy is not a native wildflower but is well-established. The leaves and flowers appear on the same stalk. The flowers are whitish or pale blue and the lower petals are veined. The small leaves are spoon-shaped with very large, lobed blunt-tipped stipules. It grows to a height of 3 to 8 inches. It is found in fields, roadsides, and stream banks. It blooms during April and May.
The Field Pansy is very common in the Clinch Mountain area.
"A Field Guide to Wildflowers, Northeastern and North-central North America" by Roger Tory Peterson and Margaret McKenny
Photo taken in my yard