Stems erect, many with slender branches. Stems and leaves hairless. Leaves linear to lance-shaped; lower leaves pinnately divided; upper leaves entire. Flowers on short stalks in elongating racemes at stem tops. Flowers showy, with yellow petals about 1/3 in. long. Seedpods ascending, narrow, 1–2 in. long. Grows on dry rocky hills, cliffs.
- Rarity: Locally Common
- Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 8--18 inches
- Habitat: East-Side Forest, Shrub-Steppe
- Found In: East Gorge, Steens
- Native: Yes