Perennials, to 1 m tall. Stems often several, cespitose, simple or apically branched, glabrous. Leaves alternate, sessile, elliptic, 2-5 X 1.5-3 cm. Inflorescence axes and pedicels long glandular hairy; bracts ovate-lanceolate. Calyx with multicellular glandular hairs on both surfaces or only inside; lobes lanceolate to narrowly ovate, 5-7 X 2-3 mm, widest in middle. Corolla yellow, ca. 1.2 cm (excluding spur); spur 2-4 mm, slightly curved; lips equal in length; lower lobes ovate, apex obtuse. Capsule globose. Seeds disclike, center verrucose, margin broadly winged. Fl. and fr. Jul-Sep.