Annual Pearlwort - Sagina apetala
Low plant with ascending stems. Leaves long-pointed, not forming a rosette. Flowers solitary, four-parted 2 to 4 mm petals minute, soon falling.
Dry ground, sandy places, old walls and crevices.
Flowering April to August.
Widespread in Britain though rare in northern Scotland.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 57 of the 617 tetrads.
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