Dog Violet
Fact File
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 27th April 2018 with Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.



 


Taken at Windermere on 21st April 2018 with
Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
Fact File

Dog Violet.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Viola riviniana.
Violaceae.
Perennial.
pig violet, blue mice, shoes and stockings.

Habitat:
Blooms:
Height:
Feature:

Grassy places, heaths, deciduous woods.
April-June.
8 -20 cms.
"Dog" is a derogatory term applied to certain flowers comparing them unfavourably with a superior variety of the flower. This pretty little flower is thought to be inferior to the scented Sweet Violet (Viola odorata).