Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to southwestern Oregon, also in northern Idaho.
Habitat: Moist to wet open areas from the lowlands to middle elevations in the mountains.
Growth Duration: Perennial
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Rhizomatous perennials, occasionally producing many long runners from nodes near base; stems 20-100 cm, erect, not branched, ends of stems densely pubescent with minute and somewhat rigid hairs.
Leaves mostly cauline, basal leaves generally not persistent; petioles 8-25 mm near base, 3-5 mm mid-stem, sessile distally; blade ovate-triangular to ovate-lanceolate, typically 20-50 mm long and 10-30 mm broad, palmate venation with 5-7 veins, base rounded to truncate to shallowly cuneate, margins sharply toothed, apex acute, surfaces occasionally becoming glabrous, distalmost surfaces hairy as stems.
Axillary flowers generally 2-7, emerging from nodes at ends of stems; fruiting pedicels 18-35 mm, distalmost pedicels hairy as stems with hairs often barely deflexed; calyx green with occasional red spots, ovoid, inflated, compressed across sagittal plane, 15-19 mm, hairy as stems, throat closing, lobe margins villous; corollas yellow, throat commonly red-spotted, symmetric bilaterally, bilabiate; tube-throat widely funnel-shaped, 18-26 mm, protruding 10-15 mm beyond calyx margin; limb expanded 22-30 mm; styles prominently hirsute to villous; anthers not protruding, glabrous.
Capsules 8-10 mm, included.