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Viola riviniana [Common Dog Violet]

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#1 Jim Lloyd

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Posted 06 May 2018 - 20:23

Lloyd, J. 2018.Viola riviniana Reichenbach (Violaceae) Common Dog Violet. Flowers photographed in visible and ultraviolet light. http://www.ultraviol...mon-dog-violet/

Location
Edge of woodland near Hexham, Northumberland, England
06 May 2018
Wildflower

Other Common Names:
  • Wood Violet
  • Dog Violet
Reference: Collins Pocket Guide, Wild Flowers of Britain and Northern Europe, 5th Ed, 1996, pages 154-156

Comment
Distinguished from the related Sweet Violet (V. odorata) by lack of scent. Has a stout, notched spur behind the flower. The sepals are pointed.


Visible Light: Full spectrum converted Nikon D3200, Photax35 mm f/3.5 preset lens, sunlight, ASA 100 1/30 s, BG40 2mm filter.

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Ultraviolet Light: Full spectrum converted Nikon D3200, Photax35 mm f/3.5 preset lens, sunlight, ASA 200 20 s, BG40 2mm + UG1 2mm filters.

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[Published 6 May 2018]

#2 Andrea B.

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Posted 07 May 2018 - 23:48

Congratulations, Jim, on your first formal botanical post!
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#3 Andy Perrin

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 03:55

Such lovely photos here. You made a nice job of this.

#4 Jim Lloyd

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 09:12

Thanks Andrea and Andy