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Hepatica (Sharp-Lobed)
Hepatica acutiloba

Hepatica (Sharp-Lobed)


They are found in the woods.


Up to 6" tall - blooms in early spring. Small flowers can be white, pink or blue and sit at the end of a leafless, hairy stem. The leaves have three, pointed lobes.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification  

  • Flower Type: Flower Regular with 6 petals

  • Flower Color: White

  • Leaf Arrangement: Leaves around base only

  • Plant Type: Wildflower

  • Leaf Type: Tri-lobed and entire (smooth edge) with pointed tips

Hepatica (Sharp-Lobed)

Recommended Books and Products  

For more wildflower identification in the Northeastern U.S. and Canada, ask your librarian for Adirondack Nature Guide and Vermont Nature Guide (Pinto Press)

Hepatica (Sharp-Lobed)

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