Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska south to California, east to Montana and Idaho.
Habitat: Somewhat moist, open, often rocky, slopes and outcroppings, sea level to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Succulent perennial, often bulbiferous, the 1-several flowering stems ascending or erect, 1-2 dm. tall, sometimes with bulblets in the leaf axils; there may also be 1-several vegetative, lax stems up to 4 dm. long spreading from the crown, these sometimes branched.
Basal leaves several, the blades obovate to oblanceolate, 1.5-3 cm. long, with petioles equal to the blades; cauline leaves alternate, several, similar to and much smaller than the basal.
Flowers 3-8 in bracteate racemes; sepals 2, 2-3 mm. long, unequal; petals 5, light to deep pink or white with pink veins, 7-15 mm. long; stamens 5; style 1, stigmas 3.
Capsule equal to the sepals.