Ascending to erect, hairless. Stems with evenly spaced leaves. Leaves sessile, stiff, narrowly lance-shaped, 1/2–1 in. long, smooth, shiny. Flowers white, 1–7 at stem tips on long erect stalks. Sepals 5, small, with pointed tips, 5 slightly longer petals divided into 2 lobes. Grows along streams, in seeps, moist to wet meadows, at high elevations. Circumboreal.
- Rarity: Uncommon
- Flowering Time: All Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 4--12 inches
- Habitat: Alpine, Subalpine, Meadow
- Found In: Steens, Wallowas, Mt. Rainier Np, Olympic Np, N Cascades Np, Crater Lake Np
- Native: Yes