Taxon  Report   7246    
Sagina procumbens  L.
Arctic pearlwort,  Birdeye pearlwort
Sagina procumbens
© 2009 Phil Pullen
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Sagina procumbens
© 2005 Adonis (Don) Tate
Sagina procumbens
© 2005 Adonis (Don) Tate
Sagina procumbens, 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 procumbens
© 2015 Phil Pullen
Genus: Sagina
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Sagina procumbens var. compacta
More information about  Sagina procumbens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).