Description from Flora of China
Plants 12–40 cm, pilose throughout. Root fusiform, branched. Stem erect, profusely branched, base densely clothed with fibrous remnant sheaths. Basal petioles 3–9 cm; blade oblong-ovate or broad-lanceolate, 8–10 × 4–10 cm, pinnate, pinnae 4–5 pairs; ultimate segments oblong-ovate or oblong, 2–5 × 1.5–3 cm, densely pilose on veins, margins incised to pinnatifid. Cauline leaves similar to basal, reduced upwards. Umbels terminal and lateral, 3–9 cm across; bracts 7–10, 2–4 cm, pinnate, densely pilose; rays 20–35, subequal, 2.5–5 cm; bracteoles 10–12, longer than umbellules, 5–10 mm, pinnate, pilose. Calyx teeth conspicuous, triangular, ca. 0.5 mm. Petals white or faintly pinkish, obovate or obcordate, base shortly clawed. Fruit oblong-ovoid, ca. 4 × 2 mm; dorsal and intermediate ribs prominent, filiform, lateral ribs winged; vittae 1–3 in each furrow, 4–6 on commissure. Seed face plane. Fl. Jul–Aug, fr. Sep–Oct. 2n = 22*.
Coniferous forests, alpine scrub and meadows, riparian grasslands, rock crevices; 2800–4900 m. W Sichuan, SE Xizang, NW Yunnan.