General: Perennial herb from a thick, fleshy root; stems 1-several, erect to decumbent at the base, usually tufted, minutely short-hairy, grooved, 10-35 cm tall.
Leaves: Stem leaves opposite, egg-shaped to oblong-lanceolate, 6-12 pairs, 1-4 cm long, 4-9 mm wide, margins rough-hairy, lowest few pairs reduced to bracts.
Flowers: Inflorescence a raceme-like terminal cluster of few to numerous, stalked flowers; corollas blue or bluish, 2-3 cm long, narrowly funnelform, the lobes egg-shaped, spreading, the plaits between the lobes cleft and unevenly toothed; calyx tubes 3-9 mm long with 5 flaring unequal lobes 4-6 mm long; stamens shorter than the corolla tubes; anthers 2.5-4 mm long.
Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2020. 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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