PLANT: Annual, 5-30(-40) cm tall, simple to branching in upper half; stems cobwebby pubescent below, glandular above. LEAVES: densely cobwebby to glandular, abruptly reduced above the basal rosette; basal deeply lobed, the lobes ovate to oblong, entire to toothed; cauline entire or 3-lobed at base. INFLORESCENCE: congested, with 2-8 pedicelled flowers on spreading to erect branches. FLOWERS: calyx 3-4 mm long, glandular, the lobes acuminate; corolla funnelform, 12-30 mm long, the tube 1-4 times the calyx length, purple, the throat yellow in lower half, bluish in upper half, the lobes pink; stamens inserted on the upper throat; anthers exserted; stigma located above the anthers. CAPSULE: 4-8 mm long, broadly ovoid to globose. NOTES: 5 subspp.; CA to AZ. REFERENCES: Dieter H. Wilken and J. Mark Porter, 2005, Vascular Plants of Arizona: Polemoniaceae. CANOTIA 1: 1-37.