Violet, Common dog
LATIN: Viola riviniana Rchb.

Violet, Common dog
Family : Violaceae
Flowering Cévennes: 4 - 5 . Light: sun or shade. . Moisture: average
Sample Cévenol GPS : 44°22.52' N 3°36.04' E
Status: not under threat in this region
Habitat:

Violette de Rivin
Famille : Violaceae
Floraison Cévennes : 4 - 5 . Lumière: ensoleillé ou ombrage. . . Humidité: moyen
Exemple Cévenol GPS : 44°22.52' N 3°36.04' E
Statut : pas menacé dans ce région
Habitat :
Violette de Rivin
Viola riviniana
Violet, Common dog
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(modifié de Coste, Flore de la France) :

Coste - voir V. reichenbachiana dont subsp.
Écologie : Bois, haies, broussailes, sur sols plus ou moins acidifiés
Répartition hors de France :

(modified from Butcher, British Flora):

A small, variable perennial herb with several decumbent, then erect, leafy flowering stems 2-18 cm long, and a small, central, barren, leafy rosette, all growing from a rather long, ± erect, woody stock.
Ecology UK: It is common in woods and shady places throughout the British Isles.
France:
Distribution outside France: ?


Carte (2018) grâce à Tela Botanica

Fleurs : pétales bleu-clair, à base blanche, se recouvrant partiellement par leur bord, éperon blanchâtre, tronqué et nettement sillonné au sommet, sommet du style quelques poils rares
Floraison France : Avril-mai

Violet, Common dog flower

Flowers: 15-25 mm diam.; petals violet, rather broad, with a rather stout, curved, furrowed or notched, pale spur.
Flowering UK: Early April-mid-June.

Feuilles : limbe plus longue que large

Violet, Common dog leaf

Leaves: roundly cordate, about as broad as long, covered with small, appressed hairs; summer leaves much larger than spring ones; stipules fringed with rather short teeth; bracts above the middle of the glabrous flower stalks.

Fruit :

Fruit: Capsule 8-10 x 7-8 mm, erect, cylindrical-ovoid, acute, glabrous; sepal appendages large, accrescent; seed 2 x 1.5 mm, ovoid, smooth, pale yellow.