130573 SWEET VIOLET Viola odorata (Violaceae) Height to 15cm
Fragrant perennial herb of woods and hedgerows, mostly on calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 15mm across and violet or white, with blunt sepals (Feb-May). FRUITS are egg-shaped. LEAVES are long-stalked and rounded in spring; larger and heart-shaped ones appear in autumn. STATUS-Widespread and locally common in England and Wales.