Perennials, 8-20 cm tall. Stems many branched at base, often diffuse. Leaves alternate, numerous, crowded; leaf blade filiform to narrowly linear, 1.5-5 cm, glabrous, 1-veined. Inflorescences racemose, terminal, 3-7 cm, axis and pedicels densely glandular villous; bracts linear-lanceolate, lowermost ca. 1 cm. Pedicel and calyx glandular hairy. Calyx lobes linear-lanceolate, 4-6 X ca. 1 mm. Corolla yellow, 1.2-1.5 cm (excluding spur); spur 0.8-1.5 cm, slightly curved; lateral lobes of lower lip oblong, 2-5 mm wide, middle lobe narrower; upper lip longer than lower, lobes ca. 2 mm, apex rounded or obtuse. Capsule ovoid-globose, ca. 9 X 7 mm. Seeds disclike, margin broadly winged, center verrucose. Fl. Jun-Aug.