Aromatic perennial forb 6-20cm tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, 1-3cm long, 2-7mm wide, flat, hairy becoming hairless, edges toothed to almost entire. Flowers creamy green, with 0 petals. Flower heads biconvex or hemispherical to almost globular, convex above, borne singly, stalkless at the bases of the leaves.
Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales pages 670-671