Annual herb, stems up to 10 cm, usually less, the whole plant pilose-villous with long hairs. Lowermost leaves oblong-orbicular, the rest oblong-spathulate. Stipules deeply lobed. Bracteoles are borne in the upper third of the pedicels. Sepals ovate-lanceolate. Corollas creamy white, scarcely exceeding the calyx. Spur shorter than the appendages of the calyx. Fl. 4-7. Screes, 1700-2700
S. Europe, Cyprus, W. Syria, N.W. Africa.