Calflora
Taxon  Report   7246    
Sagina procumbens  L.
Arctic pearlwort,  Birdeye pearlwort
Sagina procumbens
© 2009 Phil Pullen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Sagina procumbens
© 2005 Adonis (Don) Tate
Sagina procumbens
© 2005 Adonis (Don) Tate
Sagina procumbens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Sagina procumbens
© 2015 Phil Pullen
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Sagina
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Sagina procumbens var. compacta
More information about  Sagina procumbens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SAPR)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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