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Round-lobed Hepatica
Hepatica nobilis var. obtusa (Hepatica americana, Anemone americana)

• Family: Buttercup (Ranunculaceae)
• Habitat: rocky woods
• Height: 4-6 inches
• Flower size: 3/4 inch across
• Flower color: white, blue, or pink
• Flowering time: March to May
• Origin: native

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Hepatica nobilis var. obtusa
Flowers may be white, blue, purple, or pink.
Hepatica nobilis
Hepatica nobilis var. acuta
Leaf of a closely-related plant, sharp-lobed hepatica (Hepatica nobilis var. acuta). The leaf shape distinguishes the plants. Sharp-lobed hepatica has leaves with three to seven lobes and sharply pointed tips. Round-lobed hepatica has three lobes and rounded tips.

Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.