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Hepatica (Sharp-Lobed)
Hepatica acutiloba

Hepatica (Sharp-Lobed)

Habitat  

They are found in the woods.

Description  

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

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)

Link to Books  

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