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Annual herb from a slender taproot; stems decumbent to erect, usually dichotomously branched, very hairy, sticky, 5-50 cm tall/long.
Basal leaves lacking; stem leaves opposite, pale yellowish-green, spoon-shaped to egg-shaped, 3-20 mm long, 2-10 mm wide, 1-nerved, slightly hairy above and below; upper stem leaves larger, to 25 mm long and 15 mm wide, egg-shaped; stipules lacking.
Inflorescence numerous in a crowded cluster; flower stalks shorter than sepals; petals 5, white, 3-5 mm long, deeply bilobed; sepals 5, narrowly egg-shaped, 3-5 mm long, stiff-hairy and more or less glandular.
Capsules cylindric, 6-9 mm long, 10-valved; seeds pale brown, 0.3-0.5 mm long, finely pimply.
Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia