Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to northwest California.
Habitat: Along river banks and the edge of woods, in open or in moderate shade.
Growth Duration: Perennial
Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)
Herbaceous, scapose perennial from a deep-seated corm, the scape 1.5-3 dm. tall.
Leaves 2, basal, strongly mottled, oblong-lanceolate, 12-18 cm. long, gradually narrowed to a short, broad petiole.
Flowers usually single, occasionally more, nodding; tepals 6, distinct, narrowly lanceolate, deep pink, 3.5-4 cm. long, reflexed; filaments 6, lanceolate, broadened at the base and concealing the ovary; anthers yellow, style slender, stigma lobes 2-3 mm. long.
Capsule narrowly club-shaped, 3-4 cm. long.