Leaves: Basal, simple, palmately-veined, long petiolate. Leaf blade ovate to cordate, 3–6 cm long during the flowering period, longer at maturity, 2.5–8 cm wide; leaves very hairy when young, becoming smooth with maturity (glabrate); the basal lobes cordate; early leaves with rounded tips, later leaves with pointed tips; margins with low rounded teeth (crenate).

Flowers: Bisexual, white, not very fragrant, 1–1.5 cm long; flower stalk (peduncle) green, hairy. Sepals 5, lanceolate-ovate, acute; petals 5, the 2 lateral petals bearded, lower petal smooth, veined with purple. Flowers blooming in early spring.


flowers and leaves