Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to Oregon.
Habitat: Forest openings and mountain meadows, moderate to high elevations.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Scapose perennial from an obliquely ovoid bulb, the outer coats whitish or grayish, without a network pattern.
Leaves usually 2, flattened, somewhat curved, longer than the scape and deciduous at maturity; scape strongly flattened and two-edged, the margins often wavy.
Umbels several- to many-flowered, the pedicels about as long as the tepals; tepals 6, 6-12 mm. long, lanceolate, pointed, pinkish with deeper pink mid-veins; stamens 6, about the length of the tepals; anthers yellow or purplish.
Capsule 3-celled, obscurely crested.