Lechea racemulosa is a perennial herb, to 40 cm tall, thinly hairy, branched above.
Leaves alternate, very small, bright green, basal leaves oblong-elliptic, to 0.4 cm long 0.15 cm wide, stem leaves much narrower.
Flowers green-brown, about 0.2 cm, sepals 5, 2 outer sepals shorter than or about as long as 3 inner sepals, no petals; inflorescence takes up ca 1/2 of plant with numerous ascending branches.
Fruit dry capsule; seeds 1-3, eaten by some birds (Martin et al. 1951).
Wetland status: UPL.
Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent (NYS Rare, S3, R).
Habitat: Open areas on sandy, dry soil.