Botanical name: Sagina
Botanical name: Sagina
Species of Sagina
Annual pearlwort is a wildflower commonly found in disturbed areas and waste ground. It is commonly spotted in cracks in the sidewalk. Annual pearlwort produces greenish flowers that blend in with the rest of the plant.
Birdeye pearlwort (Sagina procumbens) is a perennial herb that will grow to 18 cm tall. Birdeye pearlwort is a broadleaf plant that resembles moss. It forms a mat that spreads easily and will carpet the ground under moist conditions. Its dark, tiny seeds are dispersed by wind and easily germinate. This plant is commonly found growing in sidewalk cracks, along roadsides and in wild areas.
Arctic pearlwort is unique in how it uses the snow as an insulator, protecting it from harsh weather conditions. Arctic pearlwort is a cushion-forming, petite perennial herb that is noted for its slender stems. It flourishes in alpine climates on rocky edges and wetlands where it flowers in the summer.
The plant height may increase from 5 to 15 cm but it spring be seen in less than 1 cm on the roadside. There are yellowish green to dark green and glossy on the whole but short viscous hairs appear on the upper part of the stem. The stalk branches off at the bottom and the stalk at the end stands or stands. There are nodes on the stem and the leaves are opposite. The leaves are linear 8 to 20 mm in length 0.8 to 1.5 mm in width the tip is sharp and the tip protrudes further into a needle shape. The base is connected to the paired leaves by membrane quality and becomes a short cylinder. There is no kashiwa. Flowers come from spring to summer. The warp is 4 mm and there are 5 sepals and 5 white petals. There are 5 stamens and there is 1 stamen because the tip is split 5 times. The fruit is almost spherical and when it ripens the tip splits into five and seeds come out. The seeds are black the warp is 0.4 to 0.5 mm and the whole surface has protrusions.
Trailing pearlwort are relatively tiny, low-growing plants that often grow in tufts. Their habitat is restricted to cooler climates, though they also appear in tropical areas, but only in mountain regions at high altitudes. They bloom with small flowers that usually have white petals.
Sticky-stem pearlwort are relatively tiny, low-growing plants that often grow in tufts. Their habitat is restricted to cooler climates, though they also appear in tropical areas, but only in mountain regions at high altitudes. They bloom with small flowers that usually have white petals.
The Downy Meadow is a very inconspicuous, evergreen, perennial, herbaceous plant. It grows down to ascending, forms a taproot and reaches stature heights between 2 and 5 cm. At suitable places it forms low raspy stocks.
The knotted pearlwort is a low-growing plant with white flowers. It is part of the genus Sagina, which has 20-30 species of flowering plants that bear fruit. In foul weather the knotted pearlwort can close its small flowers to keep them protected.