Stem. - Three to nine inches high, from a deep round tuber. Leaves. - One or two, divided into linear-oblong leaf-segments. Flowers. - White, small, few, in a leafy-bracted compound umbel.
The pretty little harbinger-of-spring should be easily identified by those who are fortunate enough to find it, for it is one of the smallest members of the Parsley family. It is only common in certain localities, being found in abundance in the neighborhood of Washington, where its flowers appear as early as March.