Distribution: Widely distributed on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east across most of North America to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Moist woods, stream banks and sandy meadows, low to middle elevations in the mountains.
Growth Duration: Perennial
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Very strongly stoloniferous, herbaceous, scapose perennial, the stolons, petioles and peduncles greenish and pubescent, the scapes usually exceeding the leaves.
Leaves trifoliate, the petioles 5-10 cm. long; leaflets broadly elliptic to obovate-oblong, with coarse, rounded serrations most of the length, sub-sessile, bright yellow-green above and pale green below; terminal tooth of leaflets generally larger than adjacent teeth.
Inflorescence diffuse, 5-11 flowered; calyx saucer-shaped, silky, with 5 linear-elliptic bracteoles alternate with the 5 pointed lobes; petals 5, white to pinkish, 6-11 mm. long; stamens 20-25; pistils numerous.
Fruit an achene, 1/2 immersed in the hemispheric receptacle, which becomes enlarged up to 1 cm. broad, fleshy and red.