Basal leaves with erect sturdy flower stems. Leaves about 2 in. across, round in outline, divided to center into 5 lobes, unevenly toothed. Flowers large, single at stem tops, 5 greenish white to cream petals, many yellow stamens, the outer ones modified into flat structures. Flowering occurs just after snowmelt in high mountains.
- Rarity: Locally Common
- Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 4--20 inches
- Habitat: Alpine, Subalpine
- Found In: Olympic Np, Mt. Rainier Np, N Cascades Np
- Native: Yes