Methyl Salicylate, C,H 4 (OH) CO 2 CH 31 found in oil of wintergreen, in the oil of Viola tricolor and in the root of varieties of Polygala, is a pleasant-smelling liquid which boils at 222° C. On passing dry ammonia into the boiling ester, it gives salicylamide and dimethylamine.
- Two Stamens of Viola tricolor (Pansy), with their two anther lobes and the processp extending beyond them.
- Pistil of Viola tricolor (Pansy).
- Leaf of Viola tricolor (Pansy) showing the large leafy stipules (s).
wild pansy Viola tricolor The sweet little wild pansy can behave as an annual, biennial or short lived perennial.