Distribution: Alaska to California, east to the Dakotas and New Mexico
Habitat: Open to wooded, moist to dry areas, from sea level to subalpine mountain slopes
Flowers: May - July
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Erect, unarmed shrub, 0.5-2 m. tall, with stalked glands and gray, flaking bark.
Leaf blades deeply cordate, palmately 5-lobed, 6-15 cm, long and somewhat broader, doubly dentate-serrate, usually glabrous; petioles with stalked glands; stipules membranous, lanceolate.
Flowers 3-7 in terminal, flat-topped panicles; calyx pubescent, the 5 lobes spreading, ovate-oblong, 10-18 mm. long, tailed; petals 5, white, oblong-obovate, 1.5-2.5 cm. long; stamens and pistils numerous.
Drupelets coherent, red, thimble-shaped, coming free from the receptacle.