Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Kittitas County in Washington; central Washington to northeastern Nevada, east to Idaho.
Habitat: Meadows and forest openings at middle elevations in the mountains.
Conservation Status: Endangered in Washington (WANHP)
Dwarf, branching annual, the stem up to 1 dm. tall, the herbage with short, spreading hairs and stalked glands throughout.
Leaves oblanceolate to linear-oblong, the blade up to 1 cm. long and 4 mm. wide, tapering to a petiole up to 4 mm. long.
Inflorescence short, few-flowered; calyx 2.5-3 mm. long, the 5 segments linear and unequal in length, one sometimes foliaceous and 1 cm. long; corolla lavender, 2.5-4 mm. long; stamens not exerted; style 1 mm. long.
Fruit a capsule, seeds about a dozen.