(Vorosch.) Vorosch. in A.K.Skvortsov (ed.), Florist. Issl. Razn. Raionakh SSSR : 157 (1985)
Plants pale green, 20–50 cm tall; rhizome short-creeping. Inflorescence decompound, of 4–25 usually semiglobose 6–9-flowered heads. Tepals ±equal; outer tepals sometimes slightly longer, (1.8–) 2.2–2.8 mm long, carinate, broadly bordered, greenish, with central band often bordered brownish near apex, acute; inner tepals (1.8–) 2.4–2.8 mm long, acute to subobtuse and mucronate, green, distally broadly bordered scarious. Anthers 0.5–0.7 mm long; filaments 1.0–1.1 mm long; style c. 0.2 mm long; stigmas c. 1.0 mm long. Capsule oblong-ovoid, trigonous, exceeding perianth; rostrum 0.3–0.4 (–0.5) mm long.