Perennial herb from a rhizome, with stolons, plants 5-20 cm tall; stems lacking.
Basal leaves round to heart- or kidney-shaped, the blades 2-7 cm long, 2.5-3.5 cm wide, round-toothed, smooth, the stalks up to 15 cm long; stem leaves lacking; stipules lanceolate, entire.
Inflorescence of single, axillary flowers; petals 5, white to lavender, the lower petal 10-13 mm long including the 2-to 4-mm long pouched spur, the lower 3 purple-pencilled and more or less tinged with lilac, the lateral pair sparsely or not bearded; sepals 5, lanceolate, with earlike lobes at the base; style heads smooth.
Capsules, smooth, 6-7 mm long; dark brown.
||Value / Class
Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
of field plots
species was recorded in:
BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in
|BG(1), BWBS(12), CDF(7), CWH(114), ESSF(79), ICH(91), IDF(8), MH(10), MS(15), SBPS(8), SBS(109), SWB(6)|
Source: Klinkenberg 2013
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