Sagina procumbens

Birdseye Pearlwort


Birdseye, Procumbent Pearlwort

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Prostrate, low-growing
Propagation: Seed and stolons
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Hairs: None
Leaf Structure: Narrow, sharply pointed at apex
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Root Type: Fibrous, shallow
Flower Color: White


Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Dimethenamid-P, Pendimethalin
  • Post Emergence: Dicamba, Mecoprop-p

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