Stems slender, usually 40-60cm high but sometimes less or up to 1m or more. Leaves to 10cm long, narrowly elliptic to lanceolate, in whorls of four to eight. Flowers one to five, erect, to 10cm across, narrowly cup-shaped with a 'see-through' base, and recurved tepal tips, bright orange-scarlet and orange with basal maroon spots, summer. Eastern North America, in
Limnanthes 7 AS
woods, pastures and waysides, often in dryish peaty soil.