Family: Apiaceae, parsley family
Genus, species: Sanicula canadensis
Leaves have three leaflets. Leaves are ovate, coarsely toothed. Lower leaves have long petioles. Upper leaves have shorter petioles.
Upper stems end in umbels of small greenish flowers.
Fruit is a bur, contains two seeds.
Sanicula is from the Latin for "little healer," referring to plant's medicinal properties.