State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Tends to grow on sparsely vegetated slopes, where it is probably currently secure.
Annual. Stems erect, often branched, 10–30 cm. Herbage malodorous, short-hirsute, brown-stipitate-glandular. Leaves basal and cauline, the blade linear-lanceolate, 2–10 cm long, deeply pinnately divided into ovate, crenate to lobed lobes. Inflorescence terminal and axillary cymes. Flowers: calyx glandular, 3–4 mm long; corolla campanulate, purple, 5–8 mm long, lobes 3–5 mm long; stamens glabrous, exserted; style exserted, divided >1/2-way. Seeds 2 to 4, grooved, pitted (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)