White, star-shaped flowers with green centers, clustered along a long stalk. Each flower has six tepals (petals and sepals), six stamens (male organs), and a single pistil (female organ). Flowers develop into round seed pods that split open when dry. Toxic if ingested.
Dry, sandy areas and desert margins in western Jordan, including Irbid, Amman, Karak, Wadi Dana, Petra, and Wadi Araba.
Basal leaves appear from late autumn to spring and dry up in summer. Leafless, flowering stalks appear in late summer and early autumn.