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Common Hepatica, liverwort, kidneywort, pennywort

Anemone hepatica

Description:

Anemone hepatica grows 5–15 cm (2–6 in) high. Leaves and flowers emerge directly from the rhizome, not from a stem above ground. The leaves have three lobes and are fleshy and hairless, 7–9 cm (2.8–3.5 in) wide and 5–6 cm (2.0–2.4 in) long. The upper side is dark green with whitish stripes and the lower side is violet or reddish-brown. Leaves emerge during or after flowering and remain green through winter. The flowers are blue, purple, pink, or white and appear in winter or spring. They have five to ten oval showy sepals and three green bracts.

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11 Comments

Congrats Kostas! It's a wonderful spotting!

beaker98
beaker98 5 years ago

A very pretty and pleasing photograph! Congratulations!

Thanks a lot friends!

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 5 years ago

Well deserved SOTD!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 5 years ago

Congrats for the SOTD!

Thank you very much AshleyT! It's an honour participating to the project!

Σε ευχαριστώ πάρα πολύ Κώστα! Να είσαι καλά!

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 5 years ago

Συγχαρητήρια Κώστα! Πανέμορφο λουλούδι και υπέροχες φωτογραφίες! Πανάξια SOTD.

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 5 years ago

Just beautiful!

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Congrats, this beautiful flower has been chosen as Spotting of the Day!

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so beautiful <3

Střední Čechy, Czech Republic

Spotted on Mar 30, 2016
Submitted on Mar 30, 2016

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