Perennial, with slender trailing stems and erect flowering branches; stems trailing, stolon-like, to 2 m long, often rooting at the nodes, short-hairy; flowering branches short, to 10 cm tall.
Alternate, deciduous,1 to 3 per flowering branch, long-stalked, simple, the blades heart-kidney-shaped, 2-6 cm wide, shallowly to deeply 3-lobed, the lobes rounded, double-saw-toothed, green on both surfaces, sparsely hairy above and on the veins beneath; stipules membranous, egg-shaped.
Inflorescence of 1 or 2 long-stalked flowers atop short leafy shoots, the stalks not glandular; corollas white, the petals 5, broadly egg-shaped, 5-8 mm long, erect; calyces densely short-hairy, 5-lobed, the lobes lance-egg-shaped, 4-8 mm long, bent back; ovaries superior; stamens numerous, the filaments slender, not flattened.
Drupelets, densely short-hairy, few to several in a red hemispheric cluster; like a rudimentary raspberry, the berries about 1 cm wide.
If more than one illustration is available for a species (e.g., separate illustrations were provided for two subspecies) then links to the separate images will be provided below. Note that individual subspecies or varietal illustrations are not always available.
Illustration Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia
||Value / Class
Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
of field plots
species was recorded in:
BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in
Source: Klinkenberg 2013