Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Vancouver Island, B. C. south to California.
Habitat: Open areas at lower elevations.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Slender annual up to 1.5 dm. tall, the stem puberulent, often branched at the base, otherwise usually simple.
Leaves rather firm, palmately 3-7 cleft, up to 2 cm. long, the segments linear, harshly ciliate.
Flowers fragrant, sub-sessile in a dense, terminal, leafy cluster, the inflorescence leaves longer and more prominently ciliate than the lower; calyx firm, 5-10 mm. long, the 5 segments with needle-like tips; corolla with a very slender tube up to 3 cm. long, the throat yellow, the 5 abruptly-flaring, short lobes deep pink to purplish or white; stamens 5, the filaments attached in the corolla throat; style 3-parted; ovary superior.
Capsule with 3, several-seeded carpels.