Sharplobe Hepatica
Hepatica acutiloba Dc. (Ranunculaceae)

Common Names
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.

Flowering Period
March to April.

Rich calcareous woods.

Leaves in the spring.

This herb has been used as a tonic, mild astringent, and diuretic.

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