Prostrate or with short erect stem. Leaves on long horizontal petioles near soil level, bright green, rounded, easily mistaken for plantain. Flower in center is sessile or on stalk to 6 in.; petals linear, 1–2 1/2 in. long, with pointed tips, dark purplish red or greenish to yellow. Grows in rocky soils above edges of streams, river flats, openings in forests, in spring-wet and swampy soils.
- Rarity: Locally Common
- Flowering Time: Early Spring
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 4--27 inches
- Habitat: East-Side Forest, Moist Riverbanks
- Found In: Great Basin, Wallowas, Columbia Basin
- Native: Yes