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Sagina nodosa

Sagina nodosa (L.) Fenzl

Knotted Pearlwort

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (NI), CAN (NI?), GL (N), SPM (I?)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug


USA: MA , ME , MI , MN , NH
Canada: NB , NS , PE

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Sagina nodosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sagina nodosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sagina nodosa


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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