A sparse, glabrous shrublet, up to 2 m high, with 1 or a few erect, terete branches, often growing in dense stands. Leaves with 5-8 apical teeth producing Pseudobulbils in their axils, greyish green with darker spots. Flowers pale orange to deep magenta.
'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.