Sagina procumbens

Common Name: 
birdseye pearlwort
Scientific Name: 
Sagina procumbens L.
Family Name: 
Caryophyllaceae - Pink Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced perennial, reproducing by seed and stolons
prostrate or mounding forming mat, slender, smooth, bright green, rooting at nodes, nodes swollen
Stems of Birdseye Pearlwort
Stems of Birdseye Pearlwort
opposite, narrowly linear, margins entire
4-petaled and 4-sepaled, petal white and absent or present, sepals green and present, small and inconspicuous; terminal, solitary or clustered