Family, Crowfoot. Color, greenish white. Petals, none. Sepals, 3, colored, soon falling. Stamens, numerous. Pistils, about 12, with flat, double stigmas. Fruit, a head of crimson, 2-seeded berries. Rootstock yellow and bitter. Leaves, 1 from the root, 2 near the summit of the hairy stem, rounded or heart-shaped at base, 5 to 7-lobed, 4 to 9 inches wide, doubly toothed. Early spring.
An interesting little plant with a single flower terminating a low and hairy stem, bearing a pair of quite large leaves. From New York southward and westward. Rich, moist woods from New England southward.