Thin delicate plant 5-30 cm tall. Stem with few branches. Stem and bran¬ches greyish with appressed to erect hairs. Basal leaves oblanceolate to obovate, 8-15 x 2-3 mm, covered on both surfaces with short suberct hairs; midrib and upper cauline leaves narrower. Racemes secund, lax, in fruit up to 5 cm long; Bracts linear, pubescent. Fruiting pedicels deflexed, 2-3 mm long. Calyx pubescent with suberect hairs, lobes c. 1.5 mm long, lanceolate, up to 3 mm and incurved in fruit. Corolla pale blue, 2-2.5 mm long, campanulate; lobes obtuse, less than 0.8 mm long. Nutlets c. 2 mm long, smooth and shiny, yellowish-brown. Style slightly exserted above nutlets.