General: Deciduous shrub, loosely branched, 0.5-1.5 m tall; stems ascending to decumbent, glabrous to crisp-hairy, unarmed; bark straw-colored to purplish-brown.
Leaves: Alternate, broadly egg-shaped, heart-shaped at the base, 2-10 cm wide, 3 (5)-lobed much less than half their length, the lobes triangular, toothed, glabrous above, more or less hairy below (at least on the veins); stalks equal to or slightly longer than the blades, finely hairy.
Flowers: Inflorescence of 6-13 flowers in a drooping raceme shorter than the leaves; flower stalks 1-4 mm long, jointed below the flowers, glabrous to sparsely hairy and more or less glandular; petals reddish-purple, broadly fan-shaped, 0.8-1 mm long; hypanthium saucer-shaped, 0.7-1 mm long; calyces reddish or purplish, finely hairy; styles glabrous, about equaling the stamens.
Fruits: Berries, egg-shaped, red, 0.6-1 cm long, glabrous.
Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2020. E-Flora BC:
Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca]. Lab for
Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British
Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed:
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