Tufted perennial, with decumbent or prostrate stems, 20-60cm or more in length, from a woody base. Leaflets five to nine, oblanceolate, 2-3.5cm long, softly long-hairy. Flowers 1-1.3cm long, blue or lilac. California to British Columbia, in coastal sand and scrub. Like L. variicolor but lacking the colour range and having bright yellow roots.