Sagina Nodosa, Knotted Pearlwort



Common name:
Knotted pearlwort
Scientific name:
Sagina nodosa
Main flower color:
Range:
All of the UK
Height:
Up to 15 cm
Habitat:
Damp grassland and dunes, often near the coast; also bare mountainsides
Flowers:
Around 10 mm in diameter; five oval petals, rounded at the tip, five green sepals about half as long, ten stamens and five styles. Flowers are produced singly or in small numbers, at the top of the short stem
Leaves:
Narrow, linear, fleshy, pointed at the tip, in closely spaced clusters
Season:
July to September
Rarity:
★★★★★