Perennial (or ? annual) prostrate herb, often forming a mat, from a central taproot; stems 7–40 cm. long, densely covered with spreading hairs., Herb
Cocci brown, 2–2.6 x 1.4–1.6 mm., oblong-obovoid, inner face with smooth depressed area (i.e. actual septum of ovary) almost as broad as the face, dorsal face covered with short flat hairs which are longer in the middle or a mixture of papilla-like hairs and longer hairs.