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Wood Dog-violet

A delicate violet seen in woodland settings in March and April.


Common Name Wood Dog-violet
Alternative Name(s) Early Dog-violet
Scientific Name Viola reichenbachiana
Species Group Violet Family Violaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Violet family - Violaceae
Status Locally frequent
Flower Colour Group Purple
  • 03 - March
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
Preferred Environment
Look for Small early flowering violet with heart shaped leaves
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Violet Family Violaceae