There are several similar members of the Pearlwort family, but Sagina filicaulis usually has distinctive red margins to the sepals, excessively protruding fruit, and some of the sepals at right angles.
Dry ground, sandy places, old walls and crevices.
Flowering April to August.
Status in Britain is difficult to determine as records seem to be rather confused.
The status of Sagina filicaulis in Leicestershire and Rutland is uncertain at present. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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