Distribution: Wholly east of the Cascades, southern British Columbia south to California, east to Idaho and Texas.
Habitat: Dry, open plance, especially dry, sandy bottom lands.
Flowers: June - September
Growth Duration: Annual
Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)
Glandular-pubescent, odorous annual, the stem 3-10 dm. tall.
Leaves alternate, entire, the lowermost petiolate with lance-ovate to elliptic blades 2.5-12 cm. long and 1-5 cm. wide, the others reduced and narrower upward.
Flowers several in an elongate, terminal, mixed panicle; calyx 5-toothed, the teeth triangular, unequal, the longer ones 2-4 mm. long, much shorter than the tube; corolla dirty white, the tube 2.5-3.5 cm. long, the abruptly-flaring limb 8-14 mm. wide; ovary superior.
Capsule ovoid, 2-celled, about 1 cm. long.