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Herbarium specimen: Viola odorata

Taxon:Violaceae: Viola odorata L. ("Sweet Violet")
Filed in taxon folder:Violaceae: Viola odorata L. ("Sweet Violet")
Collected by:Rev. William Henry Purchas
Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club ?
Collection date:18/5/1852
Locality:Great Britain, VC36 Herefordshire, Checkley, SO53, Lane leading from Tower Hill [OS SO593397] towards Checkley Common, Mordiford.
Institution:Gloucester City Museum (GLR)
Accession number:1355
Image:Viola odorata herbarium specimen from Checkley, VC36 Herefordshire in 1852 by Rev. William Henry Purchas.
fruits/flowers:buds/immature flowers
notes:[reference to 'limestone' probably 'Aymestrey Limestone' the bedrock of Tower Hill, with old spelling ]

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+Viola odorataGB, VC6 North Somerset, PortisheadWilliam Henry Purchas5/1868GLR
+Viola odorataGB, VC34 West Gloucestershire, Coldwell RocksWilliam Henry Purchas10/4/1850GLR
+Viola odorataGB, VC36 Herefordshire, Hope MansellWilliam Henry Purchas31/3/1848GLR

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