ex DC.) Ker-Gawl. (syn. G. liotardii, G. mirabilis). Stems 10-20cm high. Basal leaves one or two, hollow, triangular to semi-terete in cross section, to 20cm long by 3-5mm wide. Stem leaves two, lanceolate, acuminate, 2.5-4.5cm long. Flowers two to five, on hairy pedicels, in umbellate clusters, yellow, 2-3.5cm across. Mountains of Europe north to the Carpathians, to Turkey, Caucasia, Iran, Iraq and possibly Syria, in damp to wet grassland and earthy slopes near the snow line.