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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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.