Annual, spreading or erect, long-branched, weakly lepidote or glabrous. Leaves mostly alternate, 3-14 x 1-6 cm, lanceolate, elongate-ovate or deltoid, entire or toothed, the lower teeth often lobe-like. Panicles loose, long-branched, ± terminal. Bracteoles 3-7 x 2-6 mm, deltoid, 3-lobed, entire or toothed, with or without a nodule-like appendage. Fl. 5-7. Cultivated land, roadsides, waste places, s.l.
Eurasia, N. Africa.