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Sharp Lobed Hepatica 

Hepatica acutiloba

Liverwort flower picture Hepatica acutiloba

Also Known as Liverwort

  Herbally, Hepatica has been used as a liver remedy, though not used in modern medicine. So named according to doctrine of signatures.

    Grows in moist woods, blooming in early spring. This picture was taken in mid March. About 6 inches in height.

Description and Photo by Karen BergeronCopyright 1998 - 2005, Alternative Nature Enterprises. All Rights Reserved.

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