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Round Lobed Hebatica

Hepatica americana


Found these bright flowers on hike through the woods at the Arc of Appalachia reserves. Stemless perennial herb to 6 inch tall. Flower colour white to pale lavender. Genus Hepatica is linked to the Greek liver. (plant used previously for liver ailments)


Rich wet deciduous woodland.


Species are pollinated and the seeds dispersed by insects. (Spring bees and flies are main pollinators)

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Ohio, USA

Spotted on Mar 14, 2012
Submitted on Mar 15, 2012

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