Flowers: several; growing on a scape. Calyx: of five sepals. Corolla: of five petals. Stamens: ten; of different lengths. Pistil: one; styles, five. Leaves: from the root; divided into three rounded, obcordate leaflets. Scape: leafless; from a bulbous rootstock.
Even after the bloom has passed, the leaves of these plants are so extremely pretty that they are frequently sought for to be potted and kept in the house throughout the winter. They are found in more rocky woods than the O. Acetosella, and are fond of a balmy, warm climate.