|Fibrous roots and forms clumps. Leaves are enitre, ovate to lance, basal, grayish-green, up to 3 inches in length. Flowers are in panicles resembling cymes, cup-shaped, white, up to 1 inch wide. Plant grows to 12 inches tall and 8 inches wide. Up to 250 species of this tuber or fiberous rooted perennial, but really only 2 widely available.