Glabrous or glabrescent biennial or perennial. Stems often many from a collar, erect, stout, simple, to 50 cm. Leaves glabrous, shiny. Basal leaves cordate or ovate-subcordate, coarsely and irregularly crenate-dentate, with crispate margin, long petiolate; lower cauline .very similar, petiolate, upper sessile, rarely petiolate. Flowers shortly pedicellate, laxly arranged from base or middle of stem. Ovary pubescent. Calyx lobes triangular or lanceolate, acuminate. Appendages inconspicuous, tooth-like. Corolla broadly campanulate, white or blue, deeply 5-fid, lobes broadly triangular, acute, to 15 mm. Fl. 6-8. Rocky places, 1500-2500m.
Transcaucasia. Ir.-Tur. element.