Description from Flora of China
Herbs perennial. Stems usually unbranched, with 2 lines of hairs, striate. Leaves mostly basal, sometimes pseudo-rosulate, short petiolate or sessile to ± clasping; leaf blade lanceolate-linear, to 4 X 1.1 cm, abaxially brown pubescent, adaxially whitish pilosulous when young, crenate-pinnatifid, dentate. Inflorescences capitate to short racemose; bracts leaflike, densely brown glandular pubescent. Calyx 6--8 mm, tomentose, 5-lobed. Corolla yellow; tube slightly longer than calyx, glabrous or pubescent; galea densely yellow pubescent except for glabrous beak; lower lip deeply 3-parted to base. Filaments glabrous. Capsule to 1 cm X 5 mm. Fl. Jul--Aug, fr. Aug--Sep.
* Alpine meadows, Picea forests; 2900--5000 m. Gansu, Qinghai, N Sichuan