Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California.
Habitat: Deep, moist woods, creek bottoms and wet banks.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Perennial, the leafless scapes 1.5-3 dm. tall, the lower part of the stems, the petioles and the leaves with coarse, brownish to whitish hairs, the upper part of the stem becoming glandular and puberulent.
Leaves basal, long-petiolate, the blades cordate-ovate to cordate-oblong, 1.5-3.5 cm. broad and half again as long, indistinctly 5- to 9-lobed and bi-dentate.
Inflorescence a 20- to 60-flowered raceme, blossoming upward; flowers greenish-yellow, on stout pedicels under 2 mm. long; calyx saucer-shaped, 2.5-3.5 mm. broad, the 5 lobes triangular, spreading, about equal to the tubular portion; petals 1.5 mm. long, pinnatifid into 4-7 linear, unpaired segments; stamens 5, opposite the calyx lobes.
Ovary nearly completely inferior, carpels 2.