Plants to 1m tall. Leaves at the base, roundish, to about 15 cm long,with 5-9 toothed lobes. Flower cluster to 30 cm or so long. Flowers to 5 mm long, green with red colouring; summer.
H. rubescens Torr. from W USA has smaller leaves to 5 cm wide with 3-7 lobes and flowers that are pink or pink-tinged.
E North America.
Source: (2002). Saxifragaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.