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Annual forb to 16cm tall. Leaves opposite each other, scarcely constricted into a sheath at the base, 1.1-5.3cm long, 0.4-1.3mm wide, flat, hairless, rarely warty, tips pointed on the upper leaves at least when young. Flowers small (less than 3mm across), with 4 tiny petals less than 1mm long, in groups of 3-15 flowers at the bases of the leaves.

Differs from Crassula tetramera in that it is a stiffly erect plant. Other differences can be seen with difficulty with a hand lens. Can hybridise with Crassula tetramera.

Description and line drawings in HR Tolkien (2002) The annual taxa of the Crassula sieberiana complex in South Australia South Australian Naturalist 76, pages 6-9