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 ± fleshy, 3–15 mm long, obtuse to acute or minutely mucronate; margins not ciliate. Inflorescence without glandular hairs. Fruiting sepals erect. Coastal areas. Introd. from Europe and Africa Fl. spring. Sea Pearlwort Sagina maritima