Taxon  Report   10331 
Sagina decumbens  (Elliott) Torr. & A. Gray
Trailing pearlwort
Sagina decumbens
© 2010 Vernon Smith
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Sagina decumbens
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Sagina decumbens
© 2012 Steven Perry
Sagina decumbens, 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 decumbens
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Genus: Sagina
Subspecies and Varieties:
(many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Sagina decumbens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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 15, 2018).

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