Stem 3-6 dm, strigose; lvs often oblanceolate and distinctly narrowed to the base; bracteal lvs and cal hispid-strigose with ascending hairs; cor yellow, 7-10 mm, its lobes 3 mm, narrowly triangular, acuminate; nutlets dull white, ±pitted, 2.5 mm. Dry woods and barrens; se. Mass. to e. N.Y., s. to Va. and Fla., thence w. to La. June, July.
Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.