Perennial 5-15 (-20) cm high, with fibrous and fleshy, short cylindrical roots. Stems erect or ascending, slender, flaccid, simple, sparsely villous especially in the upper part. Basal leaves with flaccid, long, petioles (up to 7 cm or more), blade blabrous, reniform, trilobite for about 2/3. lobes broadly obovate, sometimes with one deeper incision, up to 25 mm wide. Stem leaves with shorter petioles, otherwise similar, the uppermost smaller. Peduncles acillary, 1-5 cm, hairy. Flowers 8-10 mm wide, yellow. Sepals 5, 3 (-4) mm long, patent, oblong to oblong-ovate, navicular, obtuse or subacute, glabrous. Petals obovate, 4-5 mm long, brodly rounded to cuneate. Achenes 1 mm broad, glabrous, slightly compressed, forming a globose head, inserted on a glabrous ovoid receptacle. Style short, ± triangular.