Annual or sometimes perennial forb, prostrate or sprawling, or to 20cm tall. Succulent leaves and stems. Leaves spiralling along the stems to nearly opposite each other, 0.6-2.5cm long, 4-10mm wide, flat, hairless, with blunt or sometimes notched tips. Flowers yellow, with 5 notched petals, in 1-4 flowered clusters at the bases of the leaves.
Description in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 300