Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest and in the Olympic Mountains in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to California.
Habitat: Forest understory at middle elevations to moist forest edge and slopes in the subalpine.
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Herbaceous perennial from a branched, woody base and taproot, the several stems 4-8 dm. tall, glabrous or finely puberulent
Leaves opposite, all cauline, mostly glabrous, short-petiolate, thin, sharply serrate, lanceolate to ovate, 4-11 cm. long and 1.5-4 cm. wide.
Inflorescence with stalked glands, paniculate, with most of the axillary peduncles branched and 2-several flowered; calyx 6-10 mm. long, the 5 segments lanceolate or lance-ovate, entire; corolla pinkish-purple, bilabiate, glandular-hairy outside and glabrous inside, 25-33 mm. long, 1 cm. wide at the mouth, the lower lip much the longer; anthers densely long-woolly; pollen sacs dehiscent through-out; sterile stamen much shorter than the 4 fertile filaments, bearded.
Capsule 11-17 mm. long.