perennial herbaceous plants. leaves are peritonektomie or pinnately dissected, rarely whole. Flowers are collected in hemispherical or ovoid, holomorphie blooms. herbaceous wrappers, with 1-2 rows of leaves. bracts are oblong or linear. the veil is bell-shaped, bell-shaped or nearly rotate the crown. calyx patelliform, with 5 long teeth. the corolla is five-lobed.
Perennial 25-58 cm high. Stems are erect, slightly branched, rosette. The root is many-headed. Stem leaves on short petioles, practically sessile, pinnately divided. Heads of inflorescences with elongated legs, single. The flowers are violet-blue, less often white. Blooms in August, September. The fruits ripen until October. Grows in meadows, lawns, on the edges of coniferous forests. It is widely used in folk medicine. The area of growth is Tibet, Siberia, Mongolia.