Clusters of short stems. Leaves divided into sharp narrow leaflets. Upper 2 petals are smaller than the others, burgundy. Lower 3 petals creamy yellow to white, with maroon veins and yellow bases. Grows in rocky places, including serpentine, from chaparral to grasslands, at low to mid elevations.
- Rarity: Locally Common
- Flowering Time: Early Spring
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 2--9 inches
- Habitat: Meadow, West-Side Forest
- Found In: Siskiyous, Willamette Valley
- Native: Yes