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A woolly-tomentose annual or short-lived perennial with erect stems that are branched mainly from the base. Cauline leaves are oblong, strongly undulate and dentate or incised, clasping and auriculate at the base, while radical leaves are narrowed at the base. Capitula are solitary or a few together, arranged in open, cymose inflorescences with yellow corollas. Fruit is a setulose, brownish achene with pappus of inner barbellate bristles dilated at the apex, and an outer cupule of short scales connate at the base.