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Viola  calcarata L.  sect. Melanium 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  calcarata L.  sect. Melanium
SynonymsMnemion calcaratum (L.) Spach
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern Europe
grassland and scree
Altitude1300-2400m
Description leaves oval to lanceolate, obtusely dentate, petiolate, stipules oblong, subdentate, flowers 1-2, 2.3cm across, spur 5-15mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorviolet, yellow
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, sunny site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
division after flowering and in fall
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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