Erect to reclining stems. Leaves divided into narrowly oval, blunt-tipped leaflets. Golden yellow petals have dark brown backs and veins. The 2 side petals are bearded. Grows in seasonally moist grasslands and rock flats at low to mid elevations.
- Rarity: Locally Common
- Flowering Time: Early Spring
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 3 to 9 inches
- Habitat: Meadow, Shrub-Steppe, Vernal Wet
- Found In: Siskiyous, Great Basin
- Native: Yes