Plant: perennial herb Leaves: all basal; blades more or less circular, 5-10 cm long, the base cordate, the margin dentate; petiole 2-30 cm long, usually expanded, sheathing at base INFLORESCENCE: 20-50 cm tall, open, sparsely covered with short, purple-tipped glandular hairs Flowers: more than 10; sepals reflexed, ovate to elliptic; petals 3-4.5 mm long, about equal to sepals, circular to elliptic, with 2 yellow spots, falling early; filaments obovoid; ovary superior; nectaries ribbon-like Fruit: FRUITS 2(-3) valved; SEEDS smooth to ridged Misc: Wet meadows and ledges; above 1200 m (4000 ft); Jun-Sep Notes: CAUDEX with rhizomes; bulblets 0 REFERENCES: Elvander, Patrick. 1992. Saxifragaceae. Ariz.-Nev. Acad. Sci. 26(1)2.