Distribution: Occurring chiefly in the southeastern counties of Washington; Washington east to Montana, south to Oregon.
Habitat: Moist, shallow soils in the mountains.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Scapose perennials from ovoid bulbs, usually clustered, the inner coats whitish or reddish, the outer coats grayish or brownish, with a thin inner membrane with distinct, elongate, contorted network pattern.
Leaves 2, concave-convex, 1-3 mm. broad, entire, equal to or longer than the scape, persistent at maturity; scape 3-15 cm. tall, terete or slightly flattened.
Umbel few- to many-flowered, the slender pedicels 1-2 times as long as the tepals; tepals 5-8 mm. long, lanceolate, obtuse to pointed, entire, white or pink with prominent greenish mid-rib; stamens 6, + the length of the tepals; anthers yellowish or purplish.
Capsule 3-celled, obscurely crested with three low processes.