Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Hepatica, a sub-genus of Anemone (q.v.) distinguished by having the involucre of three undivided leaves close to the flower and by having no tail-like persistent styles to the carpels. H. triloba, a European species, with blue, pink or white flowers, is common in our gardens, and the fancied resemblance of its trilobed leaves to the liver gave the group its name.

“Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.”
Hebrews 12:2