Herbs glabrous throughout, rarely sepals puberulent. Stems erect, somewhat fleshy, simple from taproot, 1.5-10 cm tall. Leaves oblong-spatulate, linear-spatulate, or linear, (3-)5-10(-15) × (1-)1.5-3 mm, fleshy, base attenuate, margin entire, apex obtuse or rounded. Corymbs few to many flowered, only lowermost few flowers bracteate. Fruiting pedicels 3-10 mm. Sepals erect, broadly ovate, 2.5-3 × 1.5-2 mm, glabrous or subapically puberulent, margin broadly membranous, apex entire or minutely denticulate. Petals white, often with pink tinge outside, broadly obovate, 4.5-6 × 2-3 mm, apex rounded or subemarginate; claw to 3 mm. Filaments white, 2-3 mm; anthers ovate, 0.6-1 mm, the apicula ovate, 0.2-0.5 mm, apex rounded. Ovules 2-4 per ovary. Fruit valves oblong, glabrous, 2-2.5 mm, notch to 2 mm wide, apical cristae 4-12; replum 2-2.5 mm wide at base; style 0.2-0.3 mm. Seeds brown, broadly oblong or ovate, somewhat flattened, 1.8-2.2 × 0.9-1.2 mm. Fl. late Jun-Sep, fr. Aug-Oct.