Sharp Lobed Hepatica
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.
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