130706 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.