Distribution: British Columbia to Alberta, south in the mountains to California.
Habitat: Boggy and wet ground from low to mid-elevations in the mountains.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Perennial from slender rhizomes, with filiform stolons, the leaves and peduncles rising from the rhizomes, the latter 3-6 cm. tall.
Leaf blades ovate-cordate, 1-3 cm. long, with petioles 2-4 cm. long; stipules lanceolate, membranous, with fine, gland-tipped teeth.
Flowers 5-10 mm. long, the spur fairly prominent; petals white, the lower 3 with purple penciling, the lateral pair bearded; style head glabrous.
Fruit a 3-valved capsule, ovary superior, placentation parietal.