Enduring a winter that won’t give up, I had to dig through the archives for a little bit of spring color. This is one of my favorite spring wildflowers because of its delicate beauty and its early bloom; one of the very first you will see in these parts. Looking forward to seeing them again.
The hepatica (also known as liverleaf or liverwort) is a genus of herbaceous perennials in the buttercup family, native to central and northern Europe, Asia and eastern North America. This one was photographed in northeastern Wisconsin.
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