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Dame's_violet

Observed: 26th May 2012 By: ap3535
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

About 1m high, leaves ovate, sessile, finely toothed, slightly greyish tinge to leaves and stem. Flowers about 1cm, a deeper mauve than in the picture. *No smell*.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Dame's Violet (Hesperis matronalis?) interacts

Comments

KelsaeJohn's picture

Hesperis matronalis

I'm pretty certain you are right about this. As for 'no smell' they give off their fragrance in the evening. I think you should edit your post to remove the question mark, which, I suspect will prevent it being added to the carousel.

Regards

John

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Hesperis matronalis

Thanks, John.

it's 8pm, I've tried smelling at the flowers but only a very faint fragrance which might be my wishful thinking!