Tuft of nearly round leaves, erect flower stalks. Leaves 1–3 in. across, evenly sharp-toothed, with glands on tips; petioles hairless, 1 1/2–3 in. long. Inflorescence purplish, to 12 in. long, widely spreading, with flowers on stalk tips. Flower sepals reflex about equal to petals; petals round, white, with 2 greenish yellow dots; calyx pink to purplish; anthers purple. Grows in wet meadows, edges of streams and lakes, at low to subalpine elevations.
- Rarity: Uncommon
- Flowering Time: Mid Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 1--2 feet
- Habitat: Meadow, Bog/Fen/Wetland, Subalpine, Moist Riverbanks
- Found In: West Gorge, Wallowas, Mt. Rainier Np, Olympic Np, Steens, N Cascades Np
- Native: Yes