Distribution: In scattered locations throughout Washington; introduced and escaping at various location in the United States.
Habitat: Sheltered, disturbed areas in somewhat moist soil.
Flowers: March - May and August - September
Growth Duration: Perennial
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, flies
Low, fragrant, creeping, soft-hairy perennial with stolons that root at the nodes.
Leaves tufted, cordate and rounded, petiolate, enlarging in summer.
Flowers blue-violet or white, rarely lilac, pink or yellow; sepals blunt.
Fruit a 3-valved capsule, ovary superior, placentation parietal.