Sharplobe hepatica, heart liverleaf, hepatica, liverleaf, liverwort, noble liverwort, sharplobed liverleaf.
A perennial that grows to 9 inches in height. Liver-shaped leaves have 3 to 5 lobes, and each leaf stalk has one leaf. Produces a single white to purplish flower in spring.
March to April.
Rich calcareous woods.
Leaves in the spring.
This herb has been used as a tonic, mild astringent, and diuretic.