Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest, where endemic to the Wenatchee Mountains and nearby ranges of Okanogan, Chelan, and Kittitas counties.
Habitat: Slopes and forest openings from foothills to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Growth Duration: Perennial
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Stems are short and tufted or, if viny, up to 0.5(-1.5)m long.
Leaves lobed with crenate-serrate leaflets 15-6.5(-9) cm long, terminal, usually deeply lobed or ternate.
Sepals moderately divergent; oftentimes reddish violet-deep violet or less frequently violet-blue, lance-ovate, 2.5-4.5(-6)cm long, margins not fluted, tips acute to acuminate.