Taxon  Report   7247 
Sagina saginoides  (L.) Karsten
Alpine pearlwort,  Arctic pearlwort, Common pearlwort
Sagina saginoides
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Sagina saginoides
© 2009 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Sagina saginoides
© 2009 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Sagina saginoides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Sagina saginoides
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Sagina
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Sagina linnaei
PLANTS: Sagina micrantha
PLANTS: Sagina saginoides var. hesperia
PLANTS: Spergella saginoides
More information about  Sagina saginoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2017).

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