Sagina

Sagina japonica is known from northern Ohio and southern Ontario (Rabeler 1996) and likely will be found in Michigan. It resembles S. procumbens somewhat, but is an annual with mostly 5-merous flowers and conspicuous glandular pubescence on the pedicels and upper stem.

1. Petals conspicuously exceeding the sepals; styles ca. 1–1.5 mm long.

S. nodosa

1. Petals much shorter than the sepals, very inconspicuous; styles less than 0.5 mm long.

S. procumbens

All species found in Sagina

Sagina nodosaPEARLWORT 
Sagina procumbensPEARLWORT 

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. May 26, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/genus.aspx?id=Sagina.