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Viola  oreades M.Bieb.  sect. Melanium 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  oreades M.Bieb.  sect. Melanium
SynonymsViola altaica ssp. oreades (M.Bieb.) Beck
Territory Eastern EuropeCaucasusWestern AsiaIranKrymNorth CaucasusTranscaucasusTurkey
grassland and rocks
Altitude1500-3200m
Description thin trailing rhizomes, leaves orbiculate to ovate, upper leaves suboblong, crenulate, long petiolate, flowers 25-45mm across
Size5-10cm
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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