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Viola  gracilis Sm.  sect. Melanium 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  gracilis Sm.  sect. Melanium
SynonymsViola velutina Formánek
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaBulgariaGreeceYugoslavia
grassland and rocks
Altitude1000-2000m
Description leaves broadly ovate to oblong, 2-3cm long, obscurely crenate, stipules pinnatisect, segments 4-8, flowers to 3cm across, spur 6-7mm long
Size10-15cm
Colorviolet, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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