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Perennial herb from a slender rhizome; stems trailing to ascending, 10-40 cm long/tall, rooting at the lower nodes, spreading-hairy in 2 lines.
Opposite, unstalked or nearly so, triangular-egg-shaped, 1.5-3 cm long, coarsely blunt-toothed, hairy on the margins and on the veins beneath.
Inflorescence of few, loose, opposite (sometimes alternate), stalked racemes arising from the axils of upper leaves, the racemes of several stalked flowers, the flower stalks 5-9 mm long, ascending, somewhat longer than the alternate, lanceolate bracts; corollas blue with a white eye, saucer-shaped, 9-12 mm across, irregularly 4-lobed, the lobes much longer than the short tube, the lowest lobe narrower than the others; calyces hairy, 4-6 mm long, deeply 4-lobed, the lobes lanceolate, more or less equal; styles 3-5 mm long, exserted; stamens 2.
Capsules, 3-3.5 mm long, wider than long, flattened, heart-shaped, notched at the tip, hairy and with fringed margins; seeds about 6 per chamber, flattened, about 0.5 mm long.
Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia