Distribution: Distributed on both sides of the Cascades in Washington, more common west of the Cascades; widely distributed throughout North America.
Habitat: Disturbed ground, lawns and gardens.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Perennial from widespread, slender, fleshy rhizomes, the stems to 5 dm. tall, erect to prostrate, pubescent to glabrous.
Leaves alternate, long-petiolate, trifoliate; leaflets 1-5 cm. long, obcordate, drooping, usually glabrous; stipules lacking.
Flowers 2-7, long pedicellate, on axillary peduncles that exceed the leaves; sepals 5; petals 5, yellow, 4-9 mm. long; stamens 10, united at the base, 5 filaments longer than the other 5; styles 5.
Capsule 5-celled, sparsely hairy.