Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington south to California.
Habitat: Coniferous woods, less commonly in open areas, at low elevations.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Herbaceous perennial from a short rhizome or woody base, with several curved, scapose peduncles from the base less than 1.5 dm. long.
Leaves all basal, long-petiolate, the blades reniform-cordate to ovate-cordate, palmately veined, 2-8 cm. long and wide, sparsely hairy above and often glabrous beneath, with shallow lobes, the lobes again toothed.
Flowers few in a short raceme, terminal on the naked, weak peduncles; calyx of 4 sepals; corolla light blue, bell-shaped, the 4 lobes a little shorter than the tube, the upper lobe the largest; stamens 2; stigmas capitate.
Capsule 2-4 mm. high and 6-8 mm. wide, with long hairs on the margins.