A deciduous shrub, erect, about 2 ft high; young shoots very slender, appressed hairy. Leaves trifoliolate; leaflets 1⁄3 to 1 in. long, 1⁄12 to 1⁄4 in. wide, oval-lanceolate to oval, tapered more to the base than to the short-pointed apex; central leaflets mostly obovate, at first appressed-hairy beneath. Flowers very shortly stalked in a terminal umbel; corolla yellow, 5⁄8 to 3⁄4 in. long, made narrow by the clasping, tubular, hairy calyx, 1⁄2 in. long. Pod 3⁄4 in. long, shaggy.
Native of E. Europe, quite frequent in the neighbourhood of Kotor in Dalmatia. It belongs to the confusing group of brooms centring round C. supinus.