General: Low shrub; stems erect, branching, mostly 20-60 cm tall, short white-hairy, sometimes scaly.
Leaves: Evergreen, alternate, leathery, oblanceolate to oblong or elliptic, rounded to blunt at tip, pointed at base, 0.7-5 cm long, 0.3-1.5 cm wide, finely sharp-toothed, flat or margins rolled under, scaly-hairy.
Flowers: In one-sided leafy terminal racemes; flower stalks 1-4 mm long, straight, with 2 bracts at the base of the calyx; corollas white, essentially cylindric with slightly narrowed throat, 4.5-7 mm long; sepals 5, 2-3 mm long, scurfy-hairy.
Fruits: Capsules, depressed globe-shaped, 3-5 mm wide, equaled or surpassed by the sepals.
Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2017. E-Flora BC:
Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca]. Lab for
Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British
Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed:
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