Distribution: Cascade-Sierra region of Washington to California, east to Idaho
Habitat: Shaded or moist places, moderate to mid-elevations in the mountains
Flowers: May - August
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Lax, glandular perennial up to 5 dm. tall, usually with several stems from a branched base.
Leaves alternate, pinnately compound, the basal leaves well-developed; leaflets 8-20, elliptic and pointed, 5-15 mm. long and 1-3.5 mm. wide.
Inflorescence few- to several-flowered, somewhat congested; calyx herbaceous, 4-6 mm. long, the 5 lobes pointed, up to twice as long as the tube; corolla blue with a yellow eye, broadly bell-shaped, 7-13 mm. long and wide, the 5 lobes longer than the tube; style 3-parted; ovary superior.