Sagina procumbens L.

Taxonomy: Fam. Caryophyllaceae// Genus: Sagina// Species: Sagina procumbens L.

Determined according to the botanical key provided in The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia (Micevski, 1993).

Distribution: Native to Macaronesia, Europe to Siberia, East Himalaya and Iran; Northwest Africa according to the distribution information provided by the Plants of the World Online portal (Royal Botanic Gardens Kew).

Habitat: Found near rivers, streams and other most habitats.

Lifeform: Perrenial; hemicryptophyte according to the Raunkiær system.

Flowering period: Summer: JUN, JUL, AUG.

Sagina procumbens – habit. Osogovo, Ponikva, 24.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Sagina procumbens – habit. Osogovo, “Shtalkovichka” River, 15.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Sagina procumbens – stems with flowers and capsules. Osogovo, “Shtalkovichka” River near village of Shtalkovica, 15.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Sagina procumbens – capsules. Osogovo, “Shtalkovichka” River near village of Shtalkovica, 15.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Sagina procumbens – capsules. Osogovo, “Shtalkovichka” River near village of Shtalkovica, 15.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Sagina procumbens – leaves. Osogovo, “Shtalkovichka” River near village of Shtalkovica, 15.07.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Sagina procumbens – habit. Osogovo, “Shtalkovicka” River near village of Shtalkovica, 15.08.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Sagina procumbens – vegetative stems and flowering stems with flowers. Osogovo, “Shtalkovicka” River near village of Shtalkovica, 15.08.2020. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.

References:

Micevski, K. (1993). The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia Vol. 1, Book 2. Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Sagina procumbens L. Plants of the World Online portal, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. https://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:302082-2 [Accessed 02.04.2022].

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