Plant: perennial herb; stems silvery-canescent with long, silky, usually appressed, flattened trichomes Leaves: herbaceous, the blades reniform, 5-13 mm long, 12-20 mm wide, both surfaces pubescent, the apex often shallowly emarginate, the base truncate to broadly and shallowly cordate, the margins entire; petioles 1-5 cm long, erect, straight INFLORESCENCE: of solitary flowers on erect, recurved peduncles; bracteoles 2, scale-like Flowers: pedicels 4-6 mm long, basally sharply recurved; calyx broadly campanulate, the sepals linear-oblong, 2-2.6 mm long at anthesis, accrescent to 2.4-3 mm in fruit, pubescent; corollas cream-colored, nearly cylindrical, 3.4-4 mm long, 5-lobed about half the length or more, the lobes subulate, acute, villous externally Fruit: FRUITS capsular, indehiscent or tardily dehiscent and circumscissile, membranaceous, entire or 2-lobed, the pericarp thin, 2.2-2.8 mm long, 2-2.1 mm wide. SEEDS pyriform, 1.9-2.4 mm long, dark brown to black Misc: Desertscrub; 1700 m (5500 ft); Apr-Oct REFERENCES: Austin, Daniel F. 1998. J. Ariz. - Nev. Acad. Sci. Convolvulaceae 30(2): 61.