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All information gathered first-hand, since 1995

Flowers. May-Sept

Tall. Short - Med

Altitude. to 1600 m

Flower. Lilac, bright pink to violet with five obovate petals and dark veins.

Leaves. Palmate with 3 to 5 oval lobes, born on short stalks (petioles). Upper surface is smooth and dark green; the lower part of the leaf is hairy and light green.

Habitat. Open woods up to 1600 m altitude. Present in the Alps and the Pyrenees.

Fruit. A fuzzy capsule with about five achenes.