PLANT: Annual, 5-15(-20) mm tall, simple to branched; stems glandular. LEAVES: glandular, abruptly reduced above the basal rosette; basal dentate to shallowly lobed, the rachis broader than the teeth or lobes; cauline usually entire, linear. INFLORESCENCE: open, with 1-3 short pedicelled flowers on distal branches. FLOWER: calyx 1-3 mm long, usually glabrous, the lobes acuminate; corolla narrowly funnelform, 3-6 mm long, the tube exserted, white to pink, the throat light yellow, the lobes 3-toothed, white to pink; stamens inserted on the upper throat; anthers slightly exserted; stigma slightly exceeding the anthers. CAPSULE: 3-4 mm long, narrowly ovoid. 2n=18. NOTES: Sandy to gravelly soils, sagebrush shrubland, pinyon-juniper woodland; Apache, Coconino, Mohave cos.; 250-1600 m (2500-5300 ft); May-Jun; se CA to w WY, s to nw NM. REFERENCES: Dieter H. Wilken and J. Mark Porter, 2005, Vascular Plants of Arizona: Polemoniaceae. CANOTIA 1: 1-37.