Erect stem hairless or with hairs and glands. Leaves slightly succulent, linear to spoon-shaped, 3 times longer than wide, entire or finely toothed. Flower spike at stem top, single; small white flowers on very short stalk in axil of small bracts. Grows in moist places. Subsp. xalapensis stems are covered with small, glistening, stemmed glands.
- Rarity: Common
- Flowering Time: All Summer
- Life Cycle: Annual
- Height: 2--12 inches
- Habitat: Moist Soils, Bog/Fen/Wetland, Meadow, West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest
- Found In: Siskiyous, East Gorge, West Gorge, Steens, Wallowas, Mt. Rainier Np, N Cascades Np, Olympic Np
- Native: Yes