Distribution: Washington and Oregon, east to Montana and Idaho.
Habitat: Exposed areas, ledges, and open slopes.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Herbaceous perennial from short, horizontal rhizomes, the 1-3 leafless, pubescent stems 1-2.5 dm. tall.
Leaves basal, the blades elliptic, up to 6 cm. long and 3 cm. wide, with 15-30 rounded teeth; petioles slightly winged, 1-3 times as long as the blades.
Inflorescence pyramidal, open, up to 10 cm. long, the branches ascending; calyx divided about half its length, the 5 ovate lobes 1-2.5 mm. long; petals 5, white, broadly elliptic, 1.5-3 mm. long, with 2 yellow spots near the base; stamens 10, the filaments petaloid, strongly club-shaped, 3-4 times as broad above the middle as at the base.
Ovary less than 1/3 inferior, with 2 follicles