The plant is 30–47 cm high. Radical leaves are 10–16 cm × 1.5–3.0 cm, oblanceolate, Iyrate-pinnatifid, acute, upper surface puberulous, lower surface glabrous; petiole long; cauline leaves: lower ones similar to radical leaves or acuminate; upper ones sessile, lanceolate, acuminate-caudate.
Peduncle is 1.5 cm long, glabrous. Involucre 8–9 mm long, glabrous, dark green.
Corolla is 9–10 mm long; ligule 2 mm broad, dentate, 1.0–1.5 mm long; tube 2 mm long, acuminate.
Anthers are 2 mm long; appendages 0.25 mm long, acuminate; filament 1 mm long.
Achenes is 5 mm long, sub-compressed, apex pale and strongly attenuate, base scarcely attenuate, ribs 12–14, unequal, brown.
Pappus is 5 mm long, 2–3 serrate, ash-grey.