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Melanium Violet from the Balkan Peninsula. A softly-hairy, many-stemmed perennial (20-70 cm.). Flowers violet usually about 1 cm long with yellow eye and side petals upturned. Leaves (2-4 cm) ovate to rounded, toothed, hairy mainly along the veins and margin.
Deciduous woodland margin.
Distribution: Albania, SW Bulgaria, Greece, Former Yugoslavia.
Spotted on Jun 26, 2016
Submitted on Jun 30, 2016