Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the eastern and southeastern counties in Washington; eastern Washington to adjacent northeastern Oregon and western Idaho, also in western Montana.
Habitat: Sagebrush, scabland and ponderosa pine forests.
Growth Duration: Perennial
Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)
Woolly, viscid perennial from a simple or branched crown, the stems 2-6 dm. tall.
Cauline leaves 5-7 pairs, oblanceolate below and lanceolate above, 6-7 cm. long and 5-15 mm. broad, sessile.
Flowers several to many in a leafy, compact inflorescence; calyx 5-lobed, tubular, about 15 mm. long, 10-nerved; petals 5, white, the claw about 15 mm. long and the blade 2 mm. long, ovate, entire; appendages four, 0.5 mm. long; stamens 10; styles 3.