General: Parasitic herb from a coarse, tuber-like, fleshy root; stems single or clustered, short glandular-hairy, yellowish to purplish, 3-20 cm tall.
Leaves: Basal leaves lacking; stem leaves scaly-bracteate, alternate, short glandular-hairy.
Flowers: Inflorescence of loose flat-topped, several to many-flowered clusters; corollas yellow to purple-tinged, 1.5-3 cm long, the lips 4-9 mm long, stalked, the leafless stalks 2-15 cm long; calyces 9-11 mm long, the lobes 3-7 mm long, narrow, acute, equaling or slightly shorter than the tubes; anthers smooth or hairy.
Fruits: Capsules; seeds numerous, angled, net-veined, less than 0.7 mm long.
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