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Viola  sacculus Skottsb.   
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  sacculus Skottsb. 
SynonymsViola auritella W.Becker
 Viola patagonica W.Becker
 Viola squamulosa W.Becker
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (ChubutNeuquénRio NegroSanta Cruz)Chile South, (Magellanes)
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-2500m
Description leaves in spiral, imbricate, ovate to orbiculate, with distinct reddish margins, flowers with yellow throat, 15mm across, with short, thick spur
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed when ripe or in spring
rosette cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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