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Viola mirabilis (wonder violet)

Synonyms: Viola apetala; Viola brachysepala; Viola mirabilis f. latisepala; Viola mirabilis f. seiichii; Viola mirabilis f. strigosa; Viola mirabilis subsp. brachysepala; Viola mirabilis subsp. subglabra; Viola mirabilis var. brachysepala; Viola mirabilis var. brevicalcarata; Viola mirabilis var. glaberrima; Viola mirabilis var. kusnetzoffii; Viola mirabilis var. platysepala; Viola mirabilis var. subglabra; Viola mirabilis var. vulgaris; Viola subglabra


Height [2]  8 inches (0.2 m)
Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Light Preference [3]  Mostly Shady
Soil Acidity [3]  Neutral
Soil Moisture [3]  Moist
Edible [2]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [2]  Hermaphrodite
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Structure [4]  Herb
View Plants For A Future Record : Viola mirabilis

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Alto Garda Bresciano 53192 Italy  
Avan 5 Sweden  
Basegi Zapovednik Ia 93739 Perm, Russia
Belovezhskaya Pushcha Biosphere Reserve National Park II 218515 Belarus
Bialowieza National Park II 11126 Poland
Changbai Mountain Nature Reserve V 619089 Jilin, China  
Galichia Gora Zapovednik Ia 568 Lipetsk, Russia
Gorsingelund 25 Sweden  
Grigne 17695 Italy  
Hammelsberg u. Atzbüsch bei Perl 499 Germany  
Isojärvi-Arvajanreitti 11468 Finland  
Khopersky Zapovednik Ia 47103 Russia  
Kotisalon lehto 52 Finland  
Leitmarer Felsen 247 Germany  
Lustgården 711 Sweden  
Mäyrävuoren - Seppälänjoen metsät 123 Finland  
Okskiy Biosphere Reserve 190748 Russia  
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Rölle 20 Sweden  
Riserva Regionale Bosco dei Bordighi 116 Italy  
Tsentral'no-Chernozemny Biosphere Reserve Ia 13064 Kursk, Russia
Tsentral'no-Lesnoy Biosphere Reserve Ia 62630 Russia  
Ukrainskii Stepnoi Zapovednik Nature Zapovednik Ia 2920 Ukraine  
Voronezhskiy Biosphere Reserve 95835 Russia  
Zhuvintas Zapovednik 18223 Lithuania  


Clossiana titania[5]
Dasineura affinis[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Kew Millennium Seed Bank Partnership


Bassegi Zapovednik;



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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
3Ellenberg, H., Weber, H.E., Dull, R., Wirth, V., Werner, W., Paulissen, D. (1991) Zeigerwerte von Pflanzen in Mitteleuropa. Scripta Geobotanica 18, 1–248
4Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
5HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
6Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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