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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Sagina procumbens   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagina procumbens   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Pearlwort, Bird's-eye Pearlwort, Perennial Pearlwort


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image of Sagina procumbens, Northern Pearlwort, Bird's-eye Pearlwort, Perennial Pearlwort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sapr_001_lvd

        


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Sagina procumbens   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sagina procumbens   FAMILY Caryophyllaceae

 

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4302

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia, & possibly native to ne. North America

Habitat: Disturbed soils, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Margins entire

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Bisexual
Principally 4-merous, occasionally 4&5-merous
4(5) sepals
4(5) petals or petals absent
4(8) stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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