Annual or biennial. Stems erect, 30-60 cm, glabrous. Rosette leaves obovate, deeply dentate, with an indumentum of stellate hairs. Stems leaves ovate-lanceolate entire, with large clasping auricles which exceed the thickness of the stem, glabrous. Petals white, or white with pink or lilac tips, 4-5 mm. Siliquae spreading or deflexed, often subsecund, rigid, up to 100 x 1,5 mm, tapering at the apex. Fl. 4-6. Slopes, screes, banks, 1200-1650 m.
Greece, Cyprus, W. Syria.