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Violet

Observed: 8th March 2012 By: dt5248
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Violet
Violet(2)
Description:

Small patch of violets starting to flower at edge of beech wood

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Dog-violet (Viola riviniana) interacts

Comments

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?which dog violet

Having seen other spots I've changed my mind about the identification

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Stace 3 couplet goes

Sepal-appendages >1.5mm; corolla-spur paler than petals V. riviniana

Sepal-appendages <1.5mm; corolla-spur dsrker than petals V. reichenbachiana

Hybrids scarce

Plant crib gives fuller information
www.bsbi.org.uk/Viola.pdf