Perennial herb. Stem c.10 cm high, cylindrical, obtuse-angled, densely Ianate-tomentose. Sterile shoots well-developed to 3 crn long. Median leaves 10-20 x 1-2 mm, lanate-tomentose, linear-oblong, pinnatisect; segments densely imbricate, 3-5lobed or 3-5-partite, rarely undivided; lobes orbicular, denticulate, 0.5-1 mm long. Capitula 3-5. Corymbs 1-5 cm wide; peduncles 0.5-1.5 cm long. Involucre broadly ovoid to hemisphaerical, 3-5 x 3-4 mm, rounded at base. Phyllaries ovate-lanceolate, carinate, densely tomentose, obtuse, brownish, with narrow, scarious margins. Ligules 5-7, white, 2-2.5 mm long, disc flowers 30-40. Fl. 5. Marly steppe, 850m.
Endemic. Ir-Tur, element.