Upright plants forming patches from running roots. Leaves round to kidney-shaped, very thin, entire or slightly toothed. Flowers white, with upper 2 petals often curving back so the tips almost touch. The 2 side petals sometimes bearded. Lower 3 petals purple-veined, turning creamy white toward base. Spur white. Grows near seeps and slow-moving water at mid- to high elevations.
- Rarity: Common
- Flowering Time: Mid Spring
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 1/2--5 inches
- Habitat: Meadow, West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest, Subalpine, Alpine, Bog/Fen/Wetland
- Found In: Crater Lake Np, Wallowas, Mt. Rainier Np, Olympic Np, N Cascades Np
- Native: Yes