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Sweet Violet

A common flower of banks and verges very early in the year



Common Name Sweet Violet
Scientific Name Viola odorata
Species Group Violet Family Violaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Violet family - Violaceae
Status Frequent
Flower Colour Group Purple
  • 02 - February
  • 03 - March
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
Preferred Environment
Look for Fragrant violet with deep purple flowers and ribbed leaves
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Violet Family Violaceae