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Varying from 30-90cm in height, but generally under 60cm especially in the poorer soils it favours in the wild. Leaves in whorls, oblanceolate to obovate, to 6cm long, glaucous. Flowers bell-shaped, carried horizontally or inclined, glaucous brick to rich wine-red without, paler and red-dotted within, one to nine per stem, usually about three, summer. Northern California and southern Oregon in the Siskiyou mountains.