Erect, hairless. Leaves in basal rosette, bright green at flowering, 1–2 in., oblong, with rounded tips; few stem leaves opposite, narrow, with pointed tips. Inflorescence dense in flat-topped clusters, sessile with 2 bracts at base. Flowers bright reddish pink, funnel-shaped, with 5 lobes. Grows in fields, roadsides, meadows, disturbed places, more often west of Cascade Mountains, at low elevations.
- Rarity: Locally Common
- Flowering Time: All Summer
- Life Cycle: Annual, Biennial
- Height: 4--20 inches
- Habitat: West-Side Forest, Meadow, Disturbed
- Found In: Olympic Np, N Cascades Np
- Native: No