Violets showing where woodland once was?

Violets showing where woodland once was?

Observation - Violets showing where woodland once was? - UK and Ireland. Description: A patch of several hundred violets growing in an abandoned churchyard. Scattered among them are also celandines and solomon's seal (which I'll add to iSpot when they flower)suggesting that this patch, though now in an open location, was wooded (there is a

A patch of several hundred violets growing in an abandoned churchyard. Scattered among them are also celandines and solomon's seal (which I'll add to iSpot when they flower)suggesting that this patch, though now in an open location, was wooded (there is a wooded riverbank nearby).