Viola riviniana Reichenbach 1823 (Family Violaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 6-30cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering April - May (Earliest: 20.3)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge

Hedge Rows
Seed Dispersal: Projection
Formicidae
Flower Visitors:
Bombus lapidarius

Bombus pascuorum
Herbivores:
Several Nymphalidae Larvae
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: Dog Violet


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