Viola hirta x odorata (V. x scabra)
A partially fertile hybrid, usually found in association with both parents in open woodland and open scrub on the slopes of calcareous downs and escarpments, and on roadside banks and tracksides. Lowland.
Trends in the distribution of this hybrid are difficult to ascertain. It is almost certainly under-recorded.
Recorded from W. & C. Europe.
PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections.
A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.