Dwarf herbs, with suberect or climbing stems. Leaves 2 x pinnatisect, the lobes flat, linear-oblong. Racemes very short, 6-12-flowered, subsessile. Sepals usually absent, occasionally present, minute. Corolla 4-5 mm, ± white. Outer petals emarginate. Fruit c. 2 cm long and broad, keeled, apiculate, rugulose. Fl. 4-8. Fields, slopes, vineyards, 500-1700 m.
Soviet Armenia, N., W. & C. Iran, W. Syria, Syrian Desert. Ir.-Tur. element.