Taxon  Report   7243 
Sagina apetala  Ard.
Annual pearlwort,  Dwarf pearlwort, Sticky pearlwort
Sagina apetala
© 2010 Jennifer Buck
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Sagina apetala
© 2012 Robert Steers/NPS
Sagina apetala
© 2007 Keir Morse
Sagina apetala, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Sagina apetala
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Genus: Sagina
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Sagina apetala var. barbata
More information about  Sagina apetala
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 16, 2018).

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