Perennial herb to nearly 1 m tall. Leaves of numerous leaflets more or less the same size and with few if any hairs below. Flower clusters fragrant, the petals creamy white; summer. Carpels 6-12, hairy. Syn. F. hexapetala Gilibert.
Used medicinally for a range of ailments but specifically as kidney and respiratory tract treatments.
Source: (2002). Rosaceae. 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.