PLANT: Short-lived perennial, 20-45 cm tall, simple to branched at base; stems with short glandular hairs. LEAVES: sparsely shortpilose, deeply lobed. INFLORESCENCE: diffuse to one-sided, with subsessile to shortpedicelled flowers crowded near tips of lateral branches. FLOWER: calyx 3-5 mm long, short-glandular pubescent, the lobes lanceolate, acuminate; corolla magenta, the tube 10-15 mm long, the throat 3-5 mm wide, the lobes ovate, acuminate to apiculate, not conspicuously flecked; stamens inserted near the mid-tube; filaments subequal; anthers included in the tube; stigma slightly exceeding the anthers. CAPSULE: 5-8 mm long; seeds 4-7 per locule. 2n=14. NOTES: Open sites, pinyonjuniper woodland, coniferous forest; Coconino, Mohave cos.; 1525-2440 m (5000-8000 ft); May-Oct; se CA to s UT and AZ. REFERENCES: Dieter H. Wilken and J. Mark Porter, 2005, Vascular Plants of Arizona: Polemoniaceae. CANOTIA 1: 1-37.