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Anemone americana

blunt-lobed hepatica (Hepatica americana)

This spring ephemeral hugs the ground, producing delicate lavender-to-white flowers. It thrives best of all in organically-rich, moist soils and a bit of shade.

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Height: 3-6 in
Spread: 6-8 in
Hardiness Zone: 3-8


Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Part Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture
Average
Ecoregion
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
Ornamental Interest
Spring Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Bees
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Tolerance
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Additional Attributes
Spring Ephemeral


North American Distribution


Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Dan Jaffe (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Adelaide Pratt (c) Native Plant Trust
Photo by Adelaide Pratt (c) Native Plant Trust