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Allchar Violets

Viola Allchariensis

Description:

Type of violet endemic to the Allchar region in southern Macedonia. Blossoms during the spring and early summer period, having flowers in two colours: violet and white. Usually grows about 20 cm in height.

Habitat:

Grows in meadow ecosystems, the soil of the typical habitat is rich with different heavy metals of which the arsenic is the most abundant one.

Notes:

It is believed that this type of violets is a hyper-accumulator of arsenic.

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FilipSimeski
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FilipSimeski

Скопје, Kavadartsi, Macedonia

Spotted on Apr 17, 2011
Submitted on Dec 4, 2011

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