Sagina apetala

Common name: 

Common Pearlwort

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions except Gippsland Highlands, Snowfields (ABCDEFHJKLMNPRSTUVWXZ) also naturalised WA, SA, Qld, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Ephemeral weed of waste ground1

Flower description:

Minute or absent1

Habit:

Annual1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is an annual with a slender taproot. It is hairless or sparsely hairy1

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Conservation status:

Introduced

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria