Annual forb to about 10cm tall, sprawling, stems to 20cm long. Leaves succulent, basal and alternating along the lower parts of the flowering stems, 1-3.5cm long, 3-7mm wide, flattened cylindrical to flat, hairless. Flowers with 5 pink petals, borne singly at the tops of the flowering stems and on stalks arising from the flowering stems.
Description in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 298