11. Sweet Voilet

No 11
Common Name: Sweet Voilet
Scientific Name: Viola odorata
Irish Name: Sailchuach chumhra
Family: Violaceae (violet family)
Habitat: Found in hedgebanks, woodland and is found mostly on calcareous soil where it forms patches
Uses: Sweet violets (Viola odorata) can be candied or used in violet tea, violet cake, and violet syrup. While commonly added to salads, you can also use violet flowers to make vinegars, butters, spreads, and jellies.

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