Viola elatior : {Japanese Name : -none-}
Viola elatior
Břeclav (Czech Republic) May 2007
Petr Filippov (Own work)
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Section Trigonocarpae Godr.
Scientific Name Viola elatior Fr., 1828
Synonyms Viola erectaViola montana L.
Common Name 【English】Tall violet、Tall Woodland Violet, Tree violet, 【Chinese】高堇菜
Stalk Form A flower scape is extended from a stalk, and a flower blooms from each scape.
Habitat Sunny marsh meadows, moist woodland, and rocky water edges.
Distribution Central and Eastern Europe, from Northern Italy and France east to Siberia and Northwest China.
Flower Shape Large size. Flower figure is flat with a white hair on the side valve.
Color This Violet makes elegant sky blue to mauve flowers with a white center above long.
misc. The flowering season is late (Late Spring to Early Summer).
Leaf Shape The leaves are elongated lanceolate (35-60 x 12-22mm).
Root leaves are heart-shaped.
Color Both surfaces are dark green.
misc. Large and no sawtooth stipules. Fine hair has grown.
Chromosome Number 2n=40
Others It may reach 8-24 inches tall.

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