Erect deciduous shrub. Stems yellow to pale green. Leaves alternate, lance-shaped to widely oblong, 1–3 in. long, thin, upper surface bright green with few or no hairs, lower side lighter in color, hairy. Inflorescence to 6 in. long, consisting of many stalked clusters of white to pale blue flowers. Seedpods sticky. Grows in openings in mixed forests at low to mid-elevations.
- Rarity: Locally Common
- Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
- Life Cycle: Perennial
- Height: 3--12 feet
- Habitat: West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest
- Found In: Siskiyous, East Gorge
- Native: Yes