Upright stem, usually branched, with soft hairs. Flat leaves, sometimes clustered, usually opposite, narrowly oval to spoon-shaped. Flowers consist of 4 sepals with pointed tips and 4 rounded, pink or white petals. Grows in dry open areas, often after fire, drying vernal pools, at low to mid elevations.
- Rarity: Common
- Flowering Time: All Spring And Summer
- Life Cycle: Annual
- Height: 1--4 inches
- Habitat: Vernal Wet, Disturbed, East-Side Forest, Shrub-Steppe
- Found In: Olympic Np, Mt. Rainier Np, Steens, Siskiyous, West Gorge, N Cascades Np
- Native: Yes