Distribution: Scattered locations on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to Oregon; occurring throughout much of North America.
Habitat: Roadside, disturbed open areas, waste ground.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Slender, low annual with soft, fine pubescence throughout.
Leaves opposite below and alternate above, linear to linear-oblanceolate, entire, grayish, short-petiolate.
Flowers solitary on long peduncles arising from the leaf axils; calyx deeply 5-lobed, the lobes narrow and spreading; corolla bilabiate, lavender, the mouth slightly open, 6-8 mm. long, with a short, blunt spur.