Asarum asperum is
an evergreen perennial herb inhabiting forest beds in mountainous
regions. Leaves are orbicular-ovate to oval-oblong, 6-8cm in length,
with tips obtuse, and bases are heart-shaped and can expand on
either side in a pair of ears way. Many of the leaves have cloud
patterns on the surfaces. Light red-purple or dark purple flowers
bloom on the ground, often in leaf molds or beneath fallen leaves.
Bloom time: April.