Perennial, blooming the first year, 4-8 dm, glandular-hairy above; lvs lanceolate, to 15 mm wide; fls in terminal racemes; cor variously colored, 2.5-4 cm; cal-lobes broadly ovate, obtuse, 3-5 mm; fr glandular, 1.5 cm; 2n=16, 32. Native of the Mediterranean region, occasionally escaped from cult. in our range. Summer.
Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
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