Plants small, delicate, in lax to dense tufts, glaucous or yellowish throughout. Stems 0.5(-2) cm, erect, simple; tomentose proximally. Leaves laxly erect-appressed, sometimes somewhat secund when dry, erect-spreading when moist, lanceolate, 0.5-1 mm; margins plane to weakly revolute, serrulate distally, teeth single; apex acute to acuminate; costa percurrent, abaxial surface rough; laminal cells prorulose at one or both ends; basal cells similar to distal cells, wider (6-8 µm); distal cells rectangular, 20-30 × 4-6 µm. Specialized asexual reproduction absent. Sexual condition synoicous. Seta 0.5-1.5 cm, curved. Capsule 0.8-1.5 mm, smooth to irregularly wrinkled when dry. Spores reniform, 36-44 µm.