Typical early flowering species
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How can you tell the sweet violet from the dog violet? I have some in my garden but don't which one.
obtuse - V. odorata or V. hirta
acute - something else
Violets can be tricky and you can download an clear account at www.bsbi.org.uk/Viola.pdf
Spur colour, scent and flowering period. Dog Violet smells of cats urine.
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Well I've definately got the Dog Violets then. I smelt mine and I thought I'd got something nasty on my fingers! I tried picking some from another patch using my other hand and they still smelt bad.
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