is a perennial herb, 10-20cm in height, found in forest floors in
mountainous regions. On-stem leaves are in a whorl of three; each
ternately compounds with three deeply cleft leaflets, margins are
serrated. Radical leaves are biternate leaf compounds with long
pedicles. Stem tips bear single 3cm-in-diameter flowers; petaloid
sepals are in the shape of a linear long-oblong, 8-13 in number,
color ranging from light purple-blue to white. There are many
stamens and pistils inside. Anthers white. Bloom time: March-May.