KelsaeJohn's picture

What Viola sp. is this please?

Observed: 28th March 2012 By: KelsaeJohnKelsaeJohn’s reputation in PlantsKelsaeJohn’s reputation in PlantsKelsaeJohn’s reputation in PlantsKelsaeJohn’s reputation in Plants
What Viola sp. is this please?
28-3-2012 The Hirsel 050
28-3-2012 The Hirsel 044
28-3-2012 The Hirsel 049
Description:

This lovely little flower was found in a mature woodland famed for its rhododendrons and Azaleas.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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

Comments

cicuta58's picture

Habitat

The habitat and leaves are wrong for V. palustris.

cicuta58

Beagle's picture

V. palustris or V. riviana

Having a recent observation of Dog violet identified as V. riviana I compared it to Rose's Wildfower Key and the distinguishing features of flower colour and markings which led me to choose V. palustris. However I have confidence in cicuta58's ID and will go along with it. Regards

Hugh