Annual forb, prostrate to sprawling. Leaves alternating along the stems, with a sheath at the base, 0.3-2cm long, 1-3.5mm wide, flat, hairless, minutely warty, edges strongly curved downwards, with a straight point. Flowers small (less than 3mm across), pink to white, with 5 'petals' joined at the base, in clusters of 2-5 flowers 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 page 233