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Relatively common in western Montana in appropriate habitat.
Plants glabrous to puberulent, rhizomatous. Stems 5–20 cm. Leaf blades 3–9 cm wide, broadly cordate to reniform, with pointed tips and crenate margins; stipules ovate, rounded at the tip, 5–10 mm long. Flowers yellow, fading to white, 8–14 mm long; the lower petals with purple lines; the lateral pair bearded; spur 1–2 mm long; style short-hairy at the tip. Capsule ca. 5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Moist to wet forest, thickets, often along streams, lakes; valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)