Stems elongate, mostly prostrate, commonly 1-2.5 m, villous to subglabrous; petioles mostly 2-5 mm; lf-blades oblong to elliptic, 3-6 נ(0.5-)1-2(-3.5) cm, obtuse and mucronate, rounded below to an often shallowly cordate base; peduncles twice as long as the subtending lvs, bearing at the summit 2-several subulate bracts 1-2 mm and 1-several pedicellate fls; sep lance-ovate to elliptic, glabrous or nearly so outside, 6-9 mm; cor 15-33 mm; style cleft to about half-length, the branches usually more than 3 mm; 2n=28. Dry pine-barrens, chiefly on the coastal plain; e. Va. to n. Fla., w. to Ark. and e. Tex. July, Aug. (Breweria h.)
Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.