Plant: perennial herb; BULBS 0.8-2 cm long, often with up to 20 bulblets Leaves: 4-30 cm tall; leaflets 3, 4-27 mm long, 4-38 mm wide INFLORESCENCE: 1-7-flowered; pedicels less than 5 cm long Flowers: perfect, the petals clawed, connate at base; stamens 10; pistil 5-carpelled; styles 5; corollas blue, lavender, pink, or white, to 27 mm long Fruit: FRUITS ellipsoid, 5-12 mm longfleshy explosive capsules; SEEDS arillate, 1-1.5 mm long Misc: Open, moist, often rocky places in deciduous, pine-oak, or coniferous forests; 1700-3200 m (5000-9600 ft); Jul-Sep REFERENCES: Denton, Melinda. 1998 Oxalidaceae. J. Ariz. – Nev. Acad. Sci. 30(2): 115.