Flotvers, in racemes. Branches and stem, low, prostrate, without prickles or thorns. Leaves, 5 to 7-divided, deeply toothed. Long, slender petioles. Pedicels and fruit, bristly and glandular. When bruised the plant gives out a fetid odor. May and June.

Cold, damp, rocky woods in all States east of the Rocky Mountains.