Herbaceous or semi-shrubby plant up to 30 cm tall, with a creeping rhizome. The stems are thin, erect, with two or three leaves and one apical flower with white petals. The leaves are wrinkled, round-kidney-shaped, five-lobed, irregularly shaped along the edge. The flowers are unisexual, single, white. Staminate and pistillate flowers are found on different plants, male flowers are slightly larger. There are five sepals and petals; stamens and pistils are numerous. It blooms in June — July, and after 40-45 days the berries ripen. The fruit is a combined drupe with a diameter of 1.5 cm, in shape resembles the fruits of raspberries, but it has a special smell and taste. Unripe berries are yellow — red, with some "creakiness", dense, and mature-orange, almost transparent, resemble pure bright amber. The fruits are harvested in July — August, the roots are harvested in late autumn. Herbaceous or semi-shrubby plant up to 30 cm tall, with a creeping rhizome.