Creeping, prostrate to upright, hairless. Leaves sessile, linear, 3/4–1 1/2 in., often tinted purple. Alternating long stalks from axils of upper leaves bear flowers. Flower pale blue, lavender, or white with purple lines. Grows in wet meadows, ditches, drying ponds, lawns, at low elevations.
- Rarity: Common
- Flowering Time: All Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 4--24 in wide
- Habitat: Meadows , Vernal Wet, Bog/Fen/Wetland, Disturbed
- Found In: Siskiyous, East Gorge, West Gorge, Olympic Np, Mt. Rainier Np, N Cascades Np
- Native: Yes