"Basal lvs several, 8–20 cm, to 8 mm wide; cauline lf usually single and bract-like, near the middle of the stem, or absent; scape 2–5 dm, very sticky-hairy upwards, the raceme 2–5 cm; fls white, 2 or 3 together at each node, on sticky-hairy pedicels 3–6 mm, each subtended just below the perianth by small ovate bractlets; tep oblanceolate, 4 mm; fr ovoid, thin- walled, 5–6 mm; seeds fusiform, the body 1–1.3 mm, with a filiform contorted appendage at each end. Moist or wet places; Nf. to Alas., s. to N.Y., Ind., and Calif., and in the mts. to W.Va. and N.C. July. (Triantha g.) Our plants are var. glutinosa."