Upright stem with whorls of 4 leaves, plant sticky to touch. Leaves somewhat leathery, 1/2–1 1/2 in. long, narrow to lance-shaped, blunt tips. Inflorescence dense with many clusters of numerous cream flowers. Flower bisexual, with 4 petals, later 2 nutlets side by side, covered with unhooked but curved hairs or hairless. Grows in wet places to moist meadows, forest edges, rocky slopes, from coastline to mid-elevations.
- Rarity: Common
- Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 8--16 inches
- Habitat: Coastal, West-Side Forest, Meadow, Bog/Fen/Wetland, East-Side Forest
- Found In: Wallowas, Steens, Olympic Np, West Gorge, N Cascades Np
- Native: Yes