Plant is an upright; smooth perennial with underground
stems that produce new growth. Preferred habitat is in marshes,
swamps, wet ditches and rich pastures. Distribution is throughout
the Escambia region.
Leaves are mostly basal; alternate on the stem; no teeth
and no lobes; several times longer than broad (lance-like).
The flowers are at the end of long stalks (usually in pairs)
and held upright by leaf-like bracts; symmetrical in shape, and
bisexual in nature. The color is yellow with darker veins arising
from the throat. The petals are shorter than the sepals. The
sepals have a yellow patch toward the base.