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Annual Pearlwort - introduced (*Sagina apetala)

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Family: Caryophyllaceae (Carnation family).

Native of the northern hemisphere.

Occurrence: Widespread. Waste areas, grassy gully floors, granite areas etc. An environmental weed.


It differs from Sagina apetala in that S. procumbens

Photos 1: Kalimna, Castlemaine. 2: Annual Pearlwort. Most specimens are more sparsely branched and more erect. Garden specimen. Castlemaine. img