Perennial herb from a slender rhizome with tuberous thickenings; stems 5-10 cm tall.
Simple in a basal rosette, spreading or ascending, blades linear-oblong, 1-7 cm long, upper surface hairy or glabrous, margins fringed with long hairs.
Inflorescence of 1-8 solitary, saucer-shaped flowers on stalks 1-10 cm long; corollas white to purplish, 1.5-3 cm wide, the lobes glabrous, 2-4 times as long as the hairy tube.
Capsules, egg-shaped, honeycombed or pitted; seeds many, egg-shaped.
If more than one illustration is available for a species (e.g., separate illustrations were provided for two subspecies) then links to the separate images will be provided below. Note that individual subspecies or varietal illustrations are not always available.
Illustration Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia
Synonyms and Alternate Names:
Hesperochiron villosulus (Greene) Suksd.