Perennials, 3-30 cm. Stems lax. Leaves basal and cauline; basal (20-70 mm) 2-pinnately lobed (ultimate lobes linear to filiform, ca. 1 mm wide); cauline (5-18 mm) usually pinnately lobed, faces silky-tomentose. Heads 2-20 in corymbiform to paniculiform arrays or borne singly. Involucres 2.3-5.2 mm. Phyllaries 8-10, hairy. ( Receptacles villous, hairs white, curly, 0.5-1 mm.) Cypselae 0.8-1.5 mm (faces obscurely nerved, becoming mucilaginous when wet).