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Common Dog-violet

The common dog-violet is an unscented, blue-violet flower that blooms from April to June. This widespread plant lives happily in many different habitats, including woodland, grassland, heathland, hedgerows and old pasture The plant is the laval food plant of the Dark Green Fritillary. A group of these plants were spotted on the coast near Hook Lighthouse.

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