Stems upright from woody base, sometimes shrub-like. Leaves narrow, to 3 in. long, with pointed but not sharp tips, hairless or with few hairs. Flowers few to many on thin stalks covered with glands. Flower to 1 1/4 in. across, white, lavender, or deep pink, outer edges of petals notched or irregular, inner eye white. Grows on dry hillsides among sagebrush at low to high elevations.
- Rarity: Locally Common
- Flowering Time: Early Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 4--20 inches
- Habitat: Meadow, East-Side Forest, Subalpine, Shrub-Steppe
- Found In: East Gorge, Great Basin, Siskiyous, N Cascades Np
- Native: Yes