Leaf blades elliptic to obovate (proximal) or lanceolate-linear to linear, 10–50(–75) × (2–)5–10(–18) mm, margins of distals sometimes revolute, surfaces hairy, hairs mixed: white and relatively long, white and in tufts, and red and relatively short. Pedicels 5–15 mm. Flowers: sepals 1–4 mm, villous; petals creamy yellow to yellow, usually brown to purple proximally, mostly obovate to rounded-cuneate, 4–10+ mm, apices truncate, erose to fimbrillate. Capsules 4–6 mm, villous. 2n = 36 (Europe).
'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.