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FLOWER CUT-OUTS

HEATH DOG-VIOLET Viola canina (Violaceae) Height to 30cm<br />
Perennial herb that lacks a basal rosette of leaves. Found on dry grassland, mainly on sandy soils. FLOWERS are 12-18mm across with pale blue petals and a short, greenish yellow spur (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are not inflated. LEAVES are narrow-oval with a heart-shaped base. STATUS-Widespread but only very locally common.
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HEATH DOG-VIOLET Viola canina (Violaceae) Height to 30cm
Perennial herb that lacks a basal rosette of leaves. Found on dry grassland, mainly on sandy soils. FLOWERS are 12-18mm across with pale blue petals and a short, greenish yellow spur (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are not inflated. LEAVES are narrow-oval with a heart-shaped base. STATUS-Widespread but only very locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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