Taxon  Report   10332    
Sagina maxima  A. Gray
Stickystem pearlwort
Sagina maxima
© 2015 Zoya Akulova (ssp. crassicaulis)
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Sagina maxima
© 2011 Sangeet Khalsa (ssp. crassicaulis)
Sagina maxima, 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 maxima
© 2015 Zoya Akulova (ssp. crassicaulis)
Genus: Sagina
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Sagina maxima
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 18, 2019).