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Perennial herb from a thick rhizome; stems erect, hollow, simple or branched, 0.4-1.2 m tall.
Stem leaves alternate, much divided, ultimate segments oblong-elliptic to lanceolate, rounded, 2-8 cm long, 5-12 mm wide.
Inflorescence of axillary or terminal racemes with 15-35 flowers; corollas pink, 20-30 mm long; spurs 12-20 mm long, narrowing at the tip.
Podlike capsules, egg- to pear-shaped, 10-15 mm long, 3-4 mm wide, bursting explosively when ripe; seeds 4 mm long, black, shiny.
Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia