Sagina L. >

Leaves subulate. Capsule with 4 valves Sagina
Annual with slender taproot. Stems erect or ascending, up to 10 cm high, not rooting at the nodes; all stems with flowers at flowering stage.
Leaves 2–10 mm long, finely awned at apex, ciliate towards base. Flowers in a terminal cyme; often glandular hairy; pedicels straight after flowering. Fruiting sepals spreading. Coast and Cumberland Plain. Weed in moist gardens and pastures. Introd. from Europe. Fl. spring–summer. Annual Pearlwort Sagina apetala