Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in southeastern Washington; Washington to Oregon, east to Montana and south in the Rocky Mountains to Arizona and New Mexico.
Habitat: Meadows, grasslands, and forest openings.
Growth Duration: Perennial
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Stems simple and erect, woody vine.
Blade primary, leaflets number from 7-13, sometimes not distinctly differentiated; narrowly linear to lanceolate, 1-6 cm x 0.5-6mm; surfaces nearly glabrous to lightly hirsute.