Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington along the Columbia River Gorge; Washington south to the John Day valley in Oregon.
Habitat: Open woods at low elevations.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Annual, the stem erect and often simple, up to 4 dm. tall, with spreading, gland-tipped hairs on the upper part.
Leaves opposite, glabrous, linear, entire, sessile.
Flowers 1-few in the leaf axils, on long pedicles; calyx lobes 5, about equaling the tube; corolla tube nearly straight, gibbous on the upper side near the base; corolla bilabiate, blue with a white upper lip, 4-7 mm. long; stamens 4.