Stems: woody, decumbent or creeping. Leaves: three-foliolate, leaflets obovate, cuneate at the base, three to five toothed at the apex. Flowers: numerous, petals oblong, very small, calyx-lobes oblong-ovate, longer and broader than the bractlets.

This depressed shrubby plant is found as high as ten thousand feet. It has three-foliolate leaves, the segments of which are wedge-shaped and three-toothed at the apex. The greenish-yellow flowers have very small petals and large broad calyx lobes with pointed tips.