Annual or perennial, + pubescent, 5-32 cm tall. Leaves linear-filiform to obovate-lanceolate, obtuse or acute, 2-45 mm long, 0.75-8 mm broad, recurved. Racemes lateral, lax, shorter than leaves, 3-27 mm. Bracts persistent, shorter than pedicel. Sepals persistent; outer sepals unequal, upper larger than the lower ones, broadly hyaline margined; inner sepals ovate, obtuse, 3-5 mm long, 1.5-3 mm broad, enlarged in fruit, oblique, + pubescent, 3-nerved, veinlets anastomosing. Lateral petals shorter or equalling the keel; keel 2.5-4.5 mm, crested. Capsule elliptic-oblong, emarginate, 2.5-5 mm long, 1.5-3 mm broad, pubescent, marginal and apical hairs long, wing ± 0-0.75 mm. Seed pilose, strophiole 3-appendiculate, appendages minute.