Viola palustris Linnaeus 1753 (Family Violaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 5-15cm
Occasionally Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering April - June (Earliest: 9.4)

Biotopes:
Peat Bogs and Mires

Wet Meadows

Spruce Forest Edge
Flower Visitors:
Anthocharis cardamines

Araschnia levana
Seed Dispersal: Projection
Parasites:
Septoria violae-palustris

Galiomyza beckeri
Herbivores:
Several Nymphalidae
Possible Herbivores:
Several Tortricidae

Diarsia mendica Larva

Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata Larva

Ametastegia equiseti Larva

Cylindrotoma distinctissima Larva
Possible Sapivores:
Mecomma ambulans

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Marsh Violet


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