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Alcea roseaHollyhock32
Alkanna tinctoriaAlkanet, Alkanna12
Iris versicolorBlue Flag, Harlequin blueflag03
Malva sylvestrisMallow, High mallow, French Hollyhock, Common Mallow, Tree Mallow, Tall Mallow33
Primula parryiParry's primrose00
Sambucus nigraElderberry - European Elder, Black elderberry, American black elderberry, Blue elderberry, Europea43
Viola odorataSweet Violet, English Violet, Garden Violet, Sweet Violet, Florist's Violet53
Viola tricolorHeartsease, Johnny jumpup, Field Pansy,23
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