Distribution: West of the Cascades in Washington; Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia south to Monterey County, California.
Habitat: Rich humus in damp coniferous forests at mid-elevations in the mountains.
Growth Duration: Perennial
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Fleshy myco-heterotrophic plants with clusters of short, simple stems 3-20 cm. tall.
Leaves scale-like, thin, yellowish to brown, without chlorophyll.
Inflorescence a congested, head-like spike; sepals 4, oblong, 12-18 mm. long, pinkish; corolla narrowly bell-shaped, 12-20 mm. long, pinkish, unequally 4-lobed, the lobes fringed with hairs; stamens 8, the filaments hairy; ovary superior, 1-celled; style short; top of stigma yellowish.
Capsule ovoid, hairy.