Zones: 4 to 8
Size: To 6" tall and wide
Deeply divided leaves that look like a bird's foot. Flowers are purple to dark blue on leafless stalks, in spring.
Well-drained soil. May self-seed.
Published in Sp. Pl. 2: 933 in 1753.
Also published in Bot. Repos. 3: 153 in 1801.
Native to Canada and the eastern and central US.