Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; southern British Columbia to northwest Oregon, east to Montana.
Habitat: Moist, shady woods.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Succulent, freely-branched annual, the stems 4-10 dm. tall.
Leaves all alternate, the petioles very slender, 1-3 cm. long; leaf blades ovate-elliptic to elliptic-lancelolate, 3-10 cm. long, coarsely serrate, the teeth 3-7 on each margin.
Flowers mostly paired in open, leafy, axillary racemes, pale yellow to orange, 1-2 cm. long; sepals 3, one saccate but not spurred, the other two much smaller; petals 5, the upper one notched at the tip, the lateral ones much smaller, in unequal pairs.