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Viola  lactea Sm.  sect. Viola 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  lactea Sm.  sect. Viola
SynonymsViola lancifolia Thore
Territory Northern EuropeSouthwestern EuropeFranceGreat BritainIrelandPortugalSpain
thickets and heaths
Altitude0-1550m
Description leaves lanceolate to narrowly ovate, ca. 3cm, shallowly crenate, sometimes reddish, flowers 15-20mm across
Size10-15cm
Colorbluish white
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
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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