Introduced annual forb or climber to 75cm tall. Leaves opposite each other or alternating up the stems. Leaves flat, divided or composed of about 3-9 leaflets, each divided, each leaflet about 1.5cm long, about 10mm wide, hairless. Flowers tubular, with 2 small white or pink sepals, one on either side of the flower, and 4 petals (white or pink with or without purplish tips) forming 2 lips, in racemes of 14-25 flowers, on stalks that arise from the bases of the leaves. Family Fumariaceae in NSW.
Short description in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 314