Color, white or cream, with purple lines upon the petals. The stems are leafy, heart-shaped at base, on long petioles, the lower having longer petioles than blades, all acute at apex. Prominent stipules much cut and toothed, or fringed. 6 to 18 inches high. April to June.

An early and late bloomer, found in low woods and moist meadows from New England to Georgia.