|Mitella pauciflora, a
perennial, as with another species, Mitella furusei var. subramosa,
occurs in damp to wet places in valleys in mountainous regions.
Radical leaves, with petioles, measure 3-6cm in length, in a broad
ovate shape, and cleft shallowly in five, with long hairs on both
sides and petioles. Scapes are approximately 15cm, with glandular
hairs on upperparts and peduncles. Petals are pinnately cut into
5-9, and sepals open flat. Bloom time: April-May.