Bot. Beechey Voy., 398, plate 94. 1840.
Stems usually not branching, shorter than 5 (–10) cm, bearing bulblets near base. Leaves: basal persistent, 1–4 dm; blade lanceolate, flat; cauline usually present. Inflorescences subumbellate, 1–5-flowered; bracts 2–4, linear, attenuate. Flowers erect; perianth open, campanulate; sepals elliptic-lanceolate, 12–16 mm, glabrous, apex acuminate; petals ± white to pink, often with purple blotch distal to gland, broadly obovate, cuneate, 15–28 mm, adaxial surface glabrous or sparsely hairy, margins irregularly dentate distally; glands covered with ciliate membranes, bordered distally by short hairs; filaments longer than anthers; anthers oblong, apex obtuse or acute. Capsules nodding, narrowly 3-winged, 1–3 cm. Seeds dark-brown, irregular. 2n = 20, 40.
Phenology: Flowering late spring–mid summer.
Habitat: Moist meadows
Elevation: 0–200 m
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