Plant has long flowreing stems, with few branches. Flowers terminal, 1 to 3, often nodding, flowers reddish purple in colour, 1 cm long and 1 cm in diameter. Basal leaves are lyrately pinnate, to 30 cm long (including petiole) and 13.5 cm wide. Stem leaves divided into 3 leaflets. The stem leaflets are cuneate, toothed, leaflets measured to a length of 11 cm long and 4 cm wide. Stems pubescent.
Common. Habitat is swamps, marshes and stream banks.
Listed in Budd's Flora to a height of 60 cm. Plant in above photo was measured at 63 cm tall.
Photos taken July 11th swampy area with beaver dams, Cypress
Hills about 450 south west of our home in Regina, SK.
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