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PALE DOG-VIOLET Viola lactea (Violaceae) Height to 12cm<br />
Similar to Heath Dog-violet but note differences in flower and leaf form. Found on heathland. FLOWERS are 12-18mm across with very pale petals and a short, greenish spur (May-Jun). FRUITS are not inflated. LEAVES are narrow and wedge-shaped at the base (not heart-shaped). STATUS-Local in SW England, SW Wales and S Ireland.
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PALE DOG-VIOLET Viola lactea (Violaceae) Height to 12cm
Similar to Heath Dog-violet but note differences in flower and leaf form. Found on heathland. FLOWERS are 12-18mm across with very pale petals and a short, greenish spur (May-Jun). FRUITS are not inflated. LEAVES are narrow and wedge-shaped at the base (not heart-shaped). STATUS-Local in SW England, SW Wales and S Ireland.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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