Description from Flora of China
Pedicularis fedschenkoi Bonati; P. flava Pallas var. altaica Bunge; P. flava Pallas var. conica Bunge.
Herbs perennial, 16--20 cm tall, not drying black. Roots filiform, fleshy. Stems ± ascending, few branched or unbranched, densely brown pubescent. Leaves basal and on stem; petiole ca. 1/2 as long as leaf blade, brown pubescent; leaf blade lanceolate, pinnatipartite; segments oblong, pinnatilobate, dentate, subglabrous. Stem leaves shorter petiolate, pinnatifid. Inflorescences initially dense, oblong, elongating in fruit, pubescent; proximal bracts leaflike, 3-lobed at middle. Pedicel short. Calyx 1.6--2 cm, pubescent; lobes 5, triangular, wider than long. Corolla yellow, 2.6--3.5 cm, glabrous externally; tube erect, ca. as long as galea; galea 2-uncinate-toothed, beakless; lower lip slightly shorter than galea, long stipitate basally, glabrous. Filaments glabrous. Fl. May--Jun, fr. Jun--Jul.
Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Russia (European part, W Siberia)].