Description from Flora of China
Herbs perennial, pubescent, drying black. Stems cespitose, usually densely tufted, central stems erect, outer stems usually flexuous, ascending or procumbent, to 25 cm. Leaves alternate; petiole to 1.5 cm, sparsely villous; leaf blade elliptic to lanceolate, to 5 cm, abaxially subglabrous, adaxially sparsely pubescent, densely ciliolate along midvein, pinnatisect; segments 4--9 pairs, ovate to lanceolate, spinescent-double dentate. Pedicel to 1.5 cm, densely white villous to subglabrous. Calyx cylindric, to 1.1 cm, slightly cleft anteriorly, villous along veins; lobes 5, ± equal. Corolla rose; tube 4--7.5 cm, pubescent; galea twisted; beak S-shaped, ca. 1 cm, slender; lower lip ca. 2 X 2 cm. Filaments glabrous. Capsule enclosed by calyx, compressed, ovoid, ca. 1 cm X 7 mm. Fl. May--Jul, fr. Aug.
* Shaded damp places in Picea forests, under shrubs, near water in valleys; 1700--2700 m. Gansu, Hebei, W Hubei, Nei Mongol, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi.