Shrub with spreading branches. Leaves oblong to lance-shaped, with rounded tip, few hairs only on underside. Flowers in pairs on single slender stalk to 1/2 in. long, bracts very small. Flowers white or pale yellow fading to salmon yellow, trumpet-shaped. Berries small, red, round, slightly fused. Grows in bogs, along streams, moist places, at mid to subalpine elevations.
- Rarity: Locally Common
- Flowering Time: Early Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 3--6 feet
- Habitat: West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest, Bog/Fen/Wetland, Subalpine
- Found In: Wallowas, Olympic Np, N Cascades Np
- Native: Yes