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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These are betony, cowslip, meadow cranesbill, lady's bedstraw, meadow vetchling, red clover, meadow sweet, common spotted orchid, eyebright, common dog violet, knapweed and devil's-bit scabious.
Gary McLardy conducted another exhaustive survey of Formby's flora last week, finding a long list of flowering plants, including hedge garlic, dovesfoot cranesbill, honesty, red and white campions, common dog violet, marshmarigold, ramsons and lily of the valley.
The dry spell continues and the Jungle is a riot of colour with wild flowers everywhere: within a few yards, wild bugle, yellow pimpernel, ramsons, golden saxifrage, herb robert, ground ivy, bluebells, common dog violets, wood sorrel and primroses.