Distribution: Known from south-central portion of Washington; Washington south to California, east to Utah and Arizona.
Habitat: Moist to wet areas in the mountains.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Scapose, tufted, herbaceous perennial, often bearing bulblets at the base, the scapes 1-3 dm. tall, usually glabrous.
Leaves all basal, linear-lanceolate, obtuse or rounded, 3-10 cm. long and 3-15 mm. broad, entire, gradually contracted to winged petioles.
Flowers 1-9 in an umbel, terminal on the scape; sepals 4, narrowly lanceolate, 4--7 mm. long, glabrous, with purple flecks; corolla with a short tube, the 4 petals 10-18 mm. long, purplish, the tube yellowish, but purple-red-ringed at base; filaments under 1 mm. long; anthers 5-8 mm. long, purplish; stigma capitate, about twice the thickness of the style at mid-length.
Capsule oblong-ovoid, 5-8 mm. long, opening by valves to the tip.