Photograph from Lewis and Clark Herbarium/Academy of Natural Sciences
June 16, 1806, on the Lolo Trail, Idaho.
Leaves (which resemble maple leaves) and stems are covered with small, sticky hairs. Delicate pink, sweet-smelling flowers. Although it produces edible berries, neither humans nor animals particularly like the taste.
Moist, warm and moist, and cool sites in grand and subalpine fir forests.
British Columbia south to the east of the crest of the Cascades to California, and eastward to southwestern Alberta, Montana, and Colorado.