One to two feet high. Leaves. - Divided into five to seven oblong, pointed, toothed divisions. Flowers. - White or purplish, in one-sided raceme-like clusters which are usually coiled from the apex when young. Calyx. - Five-parted. Corolla. - Five-cleft, bell-shaped. Stamens. - Five, protruding. Pistil. - One.

This plant is found flowering in summer in the rich woods.