Plant is an upright, smooth or nearly so, perennial with
a rhizome. Its preferred habitat is sandy woods and savannas.
Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.
The leaves are basal; consisting of one whole part; stalked,
with toothed margins and a base graduating to a narrow point.
The flowers are terminal; solitary; bisexual in nature
and symmetrical in form. Each flower is divided into two parts;
long flower stalks (peduncles); five sepals and five petals with
the bottom petal spurred. The color is white with purple veins;
five stamens. Flowers occur in the spring.
Fruit is a capsule.