General: Annual herb from a taproot; stems ascending to erect, several, simple or branched from the base, 4-40 cm tall.
Leaves: Basal leaves oblanceolate to spoon-shaped or elliptic, crowded, forming a rosette; stem leaves opposite, narrowly egg-shaped, 5-35 mm long, 2-10 mm wide, not joined at the base.
Flowers: Inflorescence of loose, axillary and terminal clusters of several to many, stalked flowers; corollas blue to white, 12-20 mm long, tubular to narrowly funnelform, 4-lobed, the lobes not fringed in the throat; calyces 5-12 mm long, 4-lobed, the lobes longer than the tubes; stamens as long as the corolla tubes; anthers 0.7-1.5 mm long.
Fruits: Capsules, cylindric; seeds egg-shaped, wingless, glabrous, light to dark brown, 0.6-0.8 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
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