Procumbent to ascending perennial 8-35 cm. Leaflets 1.5-3.5 cm, elliptic to obovate; stipules broadly ovate, adnate to the petiole, the free part lanceolate-subulate. Inflorescence capitate, ovoid, later elongating, 1-1.5 cm wide, peduncles 4-10 cm. Bracts narrowly lanceolate-subulate, shorter than calyx tube. Flowers white, turning pink; the pedicels at most 1/3 as long as the calyx, deflexing later. Calyx 4-5 mm, campanulate, whitish, 10-nerved, teeth subequal. Corolla 1.0-1.2 cm, standard longer than keel. Legume c. 3 mm, beaked, 2-seeded. Fl. 6-8. Steep scree slopes, edges of forest, fields, etc.. 1700-2750 m.
Crimea, Caucasia, N.W. Iran.