dog violet

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dog violet

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(Plants) a violet, Viola canina, that grows in Europe and N Asia and has blue yellow-spurred flowers
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Noun1.dog violet - Old World leafy-stemmed blue-flowered violetdog violet - Old World leafy-stemmed blue-flowered violet
violet - any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers
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They will help in planting more than 1,000 wild-flower plants including sweet and dog violets, bluebell and primroses.
Now on the lane leading to my home, we have cow parsley, the last of the blue bells, dog violets, creeping buttercup, foxgloves, stitchwort, cranesbill, ransom and red campion - it's beautiful and covered in butterflies and insects.
Many species of butterfly, such as the large white and peacock also enjoy Brierdene, as do mammals like weasels, voles and shrews Plants such as gorse, meadow cranesbill, rowan, bluebells, celandine, daffodils, dog violets and sweet violets have popped up.
Next spring and summer the site will be ablaze with colour from 12 different species of flowers including crocuses, dog violets, bluebells, summer snowflakes, ragged robin and ox eye daisies.