Stems erect or stemless, leaves pointing upward. Rhizomes creeping to 12 in. Leaves evergreen, light yellowish green, about 1/4 in. wide, pink or red at base. Flower stem to 8 in., holds 2 flowers. Flowers white sometimes tinged blue, or cream to pale yellow with darker veining, perianth tube 1 1/2–4 in. long and slender, narrow petals held horizontal to the ground. Grows in open forests, woodlands, at low elevations.
- Rarity: Uncommon
- Flowering Time: Late Spring
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 2--8 inches
- Habitat: West-Side Forest, Meadow
- Found In: Siskiyous, Crater Lake Np
- Native: Yes