Dwarf, much-branched perennial, up to 30 mm tall. Leaves hidden by small, broad, triangular-ovate, stipular scales with a brown pointed tip, often curving outwards, scale margins faintly lacerated, brownish grey. Flowers solitary at branch tips, subsessile, white, stamens ± 10.
Among small scattered stones.
Klein Roggeveld to Great Karoo to Free State.