An erect annual with branched stems covered in stiff hair, up to 20cm in height. Leaves: Alternate, greyish, lance-shaped, hairy. Flowers: Single, yellow flowers with petals slightly curved backwards. Fruit: Four glossy nutlets. Flowering period: December to May. Habitat: Common after rains in sand and gravel areas. Found in Northern and Central Oman. Altitude: up to 400m.