PLANT: Perennial with 1-5 leafy stems to 1 m tall, glabrous to pilose or villous. LEAVES: 3-10 cm long, 0.8-2 cm wide, glabrous to sparsely glandular; leaflets 15-27, lanceolate to elliptic or ovate, 5-25(-28) mm long, 5-7(-10) mm wide. INFLORESCENCE: open to congested, branched. FLOWERS: pedicels 2-8 mm long; calyx 5-8 mm long, the tube and lobes equal in length; corolla bluish-violet to white or light yellow, campanulate, 10-15 mm long, the lobes rounded and longer than the tube; anthers exserted; style exserted, usually exceeding the stamens. CAPSULE: 4-6 mm long; seeds 3-5 per locule. Populations vary geographically with respect to leaflet shape and corolla color. Vars. foliosissimum and flavum intergrade at several localities in the White Mts. NOTES: NV and ID, s to AZ and w NM. REFERENCES: Dieter H. Wilken and J. Mark Porter, 2005, Vascular Plants of Arizona: Polemoniaceae. CANOTIA 1: 1-37.