Distribution: Widely distributed across Washington; widely distributed throughout North America.
Habitat: Noxious weed of roadsides, wastelots, and disturbed areas.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Foul-smelling, glabrous perennial from creeping roots, the stems 2-8 dm. tall, usually unbranched.
Leaves alternate, numerous, linear, 2-10 cm. long and 1-5 mm. wide.
Inflorescence a dense raceme, becoming elongate; calyx 5-lobed to the base; corolla bright light-yellow, 2-3.5 cm. long including the well-developed, nearly straight spur, bi-labiate, the lower lip raised and covered with orange hairs; stamens 4.
Capsule broadly cylindric, 1 cm. long.