Color, white. Leaves, opposite, long-petioled, with sharp teeth, pointed, broad near the base, thin. Flowers, in compound corymbs. Late summer.

A handsome plant, 2 to 3 feet high, spreading, branching. Its pure white flowers and long-petioled, thin leaves mass finely in the woods. Rich, moist woods, not far from the coast.

E. aromaticum is similar to the last, with leaves rather thick, on short petioles, flowers in large corymbs.

In rich woods near the coast, Massachusetts and Connecticut to Florida.