Upright, branched stems with few round leaves at base. Plant hairless. Stems thin, single or in clusters. Basal leaves withering before flowering; stem leaves sessile, to 3 in. long, narrow, entire or saw-toothed. Flowers bell-shaped, with tips only slightly flared, blue or white, hanging on thin stalks from tops of stems. Grows on moist slopes and in meadows. Circumboreal.
- Rarity: Common
- Flowering Time: All Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 4--20 inches
- Habitat: Meadow, West-Side Forest
- Found In: Olympic Np, Mt. Rainier Np, Wallowas, West Gorge, Siskiyous, N Cascades Np
- Native: Yes