General: Annual herb from a taproot; stems erect, solitary, simple, finely glandular, especially when flowering, otherwise smooth or nearly so, 10-60 cm tall.
Leaves: Basal leaves soon deciduous; stem leaves opposite, lowermost leaves egg-shaped with short-stalks, others more oblong or elliptic and stalkless, smooth or nearly so, 1-4.5 cm long, 3-18 mm wide.
Flowers: Inflorescence of terminal, more or less cylindric clusters; corollas white or pale pink, 2-3.5 mm long, 2-lobed, with a thick spur, the tip not enlarged; calyces lacking.
Fruits: Achenes, dry, 2-4 mm long, convex side of body not keeled, grooved lengthwise, winged, the wing margins thickened, smooth or evenly hairy.
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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