Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Montana and Utah.
Habitat: On wet soil, usually along streams, moderate to mid-elevations in the mountains.
Growth Duration: Perennial
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Somewhat succulent perennial from a horizontal rhizome from which arise, at distinct intervals, several clumps of 1-several erect, simple stems 1-3 dm. tall.
Basal leaves several, the blade triangular-ovate and often cordate, 3-6 cm. broad and somewhat shorter, with petioles 2-3 times as long as the blade.
Inflorescence of elongate, lax, 3- to 10-flowered racemes, without bracts; pedicels stout, 10-15 mm. long; sepals 2, 3-5 mm. long; petals white, 8-13 mm. long; stamens 5; stigmas 3, linear.
Capsule, about as long as the sepals.