PLANT: Plants usually 30 80 cm tall; stem simple, less often branched, pubescent with short downward curled (rarely spreading) hairs. LEAVES ovate-lanceolate to ovate, firm, pale green, 30 90 mm long, 10 38 mm wide, subsessile to short petioled, with short appressed canescent hairs. INFLORESCENCE: bracts frequently pink tinted. FLOWERS: calyx 7 10( 12) mm long, the orifice densely hirsute; corolla lavender to rose (rarely white). n = ca. 18 NOTES: See also parent taxon. Ponderosa pine, oak woodland, riparian forest, mixed conifer forest: Apache, Cochise, Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, Maricopa, Navajo, Pima, Santa Cruz, Yavapai cos.; 900 2450 m (3000 8000 ft); Jun Aug; British Columbia e to Ontario, Can. s to AZ, NM, TX, and Coah., Mex. REFERENCES: Henry, April M. 2003. Lamiaceae. J. Ariz. – Nev. Acad. Sci. Volume 35(2).