Upright hairless perennial with slender stems. Leaves are on stalks 1/3–2 in., divided palmately; 3 leaflets oval to egg-shaped, with sharp tips, saw-toothed. Flower heads dense, 1/3–1 in. across, with projecting stem forked at top. Flowers downward-pointing, white, with rose to purple tips. Found in moist soils in rocky places, including forests, to subalpine.
- Rarity: Uncommon
- Flowering Time: All Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 4--16 inches
- Habitat: Vernal Wet, Meadow, Bog/Fen/Wetland
- Found In: Siskiyous, Wallowas
- Native: Yes