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Viola  hispida Lam.  sect. Melanium 
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FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus species var.Viola  hispida Lam.  sect. Melanium
SynonymsMnemion hirsutum (Lam.) Spach
 Viola cryana Gillot
 Viola hispida ssp. cryana (Gillot) P.Fourn.
Territory Southwestern EuropeFrance
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Description adpressed hirsute, leaves 15-30mm, crenate, lower leaves suborbiculate, the upper ovate or oblong, stipules palmatipartite, flowers ca. 2cm across, spur 4mm long
Size10-15cm
Colorviolet, yellow
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained 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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