Perennial herb to 2 m tall, glabrous. Stems twining, succulent. Leaves triangular, 3-lobed, to 8 cm long, to 4.5 cm wide, petiolate. Capitula radiate, solitary or up to 3 in corymbs, to 2.5 cm across, on long stalks; summer. Ray florets cream or pale yellow. Disk florets yellow.
Source: (2002). Dahlia. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.