Proc. Wash. Acad. Sci. 3: 574. 1901 ,.
Stems forming dense, soft mats; branches lax, tips ascending. Leaves divergent, not imbricate; blade linear-oblong, 3–5 × 1–2 mm, apex obtuse to broadly acute. Pedicels to 1 cm, barely exceeding leaves at anthesis. Flowers erect to horizontal; sepals oblong-ovate, ca. 3 mm; corolla white or tinged with pink, ca. 6 × 5 mm, lobes distinct for ca. 1/2+ their lengths, tips not recurved; stamens to 3 mm. Capsules 4–5 mm diam.
Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Alpine meadows, rocky slopes, subalpine or alpine
Elevation: 0-1900 m
B.C., Yukon, Alaska, Wash., Asia
"/2" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.