Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to California.
Habitat: Moist forests, oak-ash woodlands, thickets, and fields at low elevations.
Growth Duration: Perennial
Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)
Herbaceous perennial from short and thick rhizomes; stems erect, 20-60 cm tall.
Leaves 3, whorled, extending outwards past flower, sessile, 7-20 cm long and 12-15 cm wide, generally ovate, apex rounded to obtuse, green, sometimes with brown or purple tinged spots.
Flowers 1, sessile; sepals 3, free, persistent, green, spreading, 3-6.5 cm, lanceolate; petals 3, erect to ascending, free, withering, white to slightly pale pinkish, base sometimes purple; stamens 6, 15-25 mm, tissue between anther sacs greenish; ovary greenish to purplish, 3-chambered; styles 3.
Berry-like capsule, green to purplish green, pulpy and juicy; seeds, many, ovoid.