Viola reichenbachiana Boreau

Wood Dog Violet

Leaves neat, dark green, heart-shaped. Flowers pale purple; early to mid spring. [V. sylvestris Lam. in part]

Asia, N Africa, Europe

Grows naturally in alkaline soils.

Source: McLeod, J. (1997). Violaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Malpighiales
family       Violaceae
genus        Viola L.