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Sagina nodosa (L.) Fenzl.

Family - Caryophyllaceae

Common Name - Knotted Pearlwort

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Habitats
Bare ground
Heath
Moor
Description of Genus

Annual and perennial herbs. The leaves are narrow and pointed. The 4 or 5 sepals are not fused. Petals may be absent, but if they are present then they are white and not notched or cut.

Flower of Sagina nodosa
Gordon YoungWhole plant of Sagina nodosa
Quentin Groom
Life History
Perennial
UK distribution

Found in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during July, August and September.

Fruit

The fruit is a capsule.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is white in colour.