Scientific Name: Sagina procumbens Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:birdeye pearlwort Texture:Fine
Family Name:CaryophyllaceaeHabit: Horizontal, Spreading
Plant Type: Weed (horticultural), Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):< 0.1m x
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, White, Green, Violet, May- Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
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Landscape Uses: Golf green
Key ID Features:Leaves linear, 1-2 cm long; flowers with 4-5 sepals and 4-5 small white petals (sometimes violet or absent).