Basal leaf blades elliptic to oblong or reniform, 0.7-1.9 × 1-1.7 cm, base obtuse to truncate, margins entire to deeply 3-crenate, apex rounded. Inflorescences: bracts with lobes equal. 2 n = 128. Flowering late winter-spring (Mar-Jun). Meadows, open woods, and shrublands; 400-2000 m; B.C.; Calif., Idaho, Mont., Nev., Oreg., S.Dak., Utah, Wash., Wyo.