PLANT: Annual, 6-30 cm tall, simple to branched; stems usually glandular. LEAVES: glandular, rarely glabrous, abruptly reduced above the basal rosette; basal and lower dentate to shallowly lobed, the teeth or lobe length equal to the rachis width; cauline dentate to entire. INFLORESCENCE: open, with 1-3 pedicelled flowers at branch tips, the terminal pedicel subsessile or often shorter than those below. FLOWER: calyx 1-3 mm long, usually glabrous, the lobes obtuse to cuspidate; corolla salverform to narrowly campanulate, 3-7 mm long, the tube equal to or slightly longer than the calyx, the lobes acuminate; the tube and lobes white, pink, or lavender, the throat yellow; stamens inserted on the upper throat; anthers slightly exserted; stigmas slightly exceeding the anthers. CAPSULE: 3-5 mm long, narrowly ovoid. 2n=16,34,36. NOTES: Washes, rocky slopes, desert shrublands and woodlands; Apache, Coconino, Mohave, Yavapai cos.; 850-1700 m (2800-5600 ft); Apr-Jun; WA to ID, s to CA and NM. REFERENCES: Dieter H. Wilken and J. Mark Porter, 2005, Vascular Plants of Arizona: Polemoniaceae. CANOTIA 1: 1-37.