Distribution: Local in Olympic and Cascade Mountains of Washington; central and northern Idaho and adjacent Montana.
Habitat: High elevations in the mountains.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Perennial herbs from branching, slender rhizomes, the stems glabrous, up to 2.5 dm. tall.
Basal leaves entire, elliptic to oblanceolate, 7-30 mm. long and 3-12 mm. broad, with marginal hairs toward the base; cauline leaves alternate, well-developed, narrower, 2-5 cm. long and 2-5 mm. broad.
Flowers usually solitary, terminal; calyx lobes 5, 2-6 mm. long; corolla bell-shaped, blue, 9-15 mm. long, the 5 lobes broad, equal to or much shorter than the tube; stamens 5, free from the corolla, the filaments short; style included, stigma 3-lobed; ovary inferior.
Capsule 3-celled, broadest above the middle, erect, 7-11 mm. long and less than half as wide.