Taxon  Report   10331    
Sagina decumbens  (Elliott) Torr. & A. Gray
Trailing pearlwort
Sagina decumbens
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Sagina decumbens
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Sagina decumbens
© 2012 Steven Perry
Sagina decumbens, a dicot, is an annual 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 decumbens
© 2010 Vernon Smith
Genus: Sagina
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Sagina decumbens
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


Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).