Stems erect or ascending, 2-5 dm, mostly simple; herbage glabrous or nearly so; lvs dark green, oblanceolate to oblong-obovate, 4-10 cm, a fifth to two-fifths as wide, usually widest above the middle, tapering to a sessile base; fls subsessile, usually numerous and crowded in terminal (or also axillary) infls; cal-lobes irregular, linear, 10-30 נ1-3 mm; cor 3-5 cm, tubular with erect lobes, greenish-white, striped with pale purple inside, its lobes 3-6 mm longer than the oblique, entire or 1-2-toothed plaits; anthers connate or separate; seeds wingless; 2n=36. Woods; s. N.J. to s. O. and s. Ind., s. to Ga., n. Fla., and La. Sept., Oct.
Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
I have two collections of this species from Harrison County. It was first discovered by Mrs. Chas. C. Deam. Both collections were made in the southeastern part of the county in black and white oak woods. Only a few specimens were found.