Low plant with irregular pink flowers. Flowers with an elongated middle petal with a fringed crest, flowers to 2 cm long. Leaves alternate along the stem, a whorl or cluster near the top of the stem. Leaves are elliptical, alternate. Leaves to 13 mm wide and 2 cm long without petiole. Plants glabrous except for small hairs on the leaf margins and petioles.
We measured plants to a height of 4 cm.
Habitat is sunny, open places in wet forests or bogs.
Not common, listed as an S2S3 by the Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre.
Photos taken June 5th, forest edge of a pitcher plant bog, near Hudson Bay, SK, about 400 km NE of Regina, SK, and the edge of moist spruce woods, Hudson Bay district, about 450 NE km of our home in Regina, SK.
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