Sagina decumbens

ClassificationDicots
FamilyCaryophyllaceae
Family (Traditional)Caryophyllaceae
GenusSagina
SpeciesSagina decumbens (Elliott) Torr. & A. Gray
Common Nametrailing pearlwort
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 2.0
C value 2
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Sagina subulata var. smithii Sagina subulata var. smithii

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Christian (KY), Jefferson (KY), Laurel (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Carter (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Decatur (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Grainger (TN), Grundy (TN), Hardeman (TN), Henderson (TN), Hickman (TN), Jackson (TN), Jefferson (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lawrence (TN), McNairy (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1952 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100372216 Madison Kentucky 21 Apr 1994 Gary W. Libby
389
EKY
Sagina decumbens
BEREA011800 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Sagina decumbens
BEREA011801 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Sagina decumbens
BEREA011799 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Sagina decumbens
N/A Carter Tennessee 05 May 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Sagina decumbens
31973000008668 Jefferson Kentucky
KNK
Sagina decumbens
31973000008665 Knox Tennessee
KNK
Sagina decumbens
31973000008667 Madison Kentucky
KNK
Sagina decumbens
MDKY00008949 McCracken Kentucky
MDKY
Sagina decumbens
MDKY00008948 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093084 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093077 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093100 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093072 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
31234100372224 McCracken Kentucky 28 May 1974 Raymond Athey
2740
EKY
Sagina decumbens
BEREA011798 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Sagina decumbens
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 27 Apr 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093092 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093075 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093090 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093083 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093081 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093087 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093093 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093073 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093094 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093080 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093074 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093099 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093101 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093082 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093102 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093086 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093079 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093096 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093076 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093088 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
013460 Shelby Tennessee
BOON
Sagina decumbens
APSC0019127 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0096331 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0110024 Todd Kentucky 17 Apr 2019 Mason Brock
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0102229 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093089 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093078 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093107 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093071 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093098 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093091 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093095 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093085 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093070 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
TENN-V-0093097 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Sagina decumbens
APSC0088659 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0107701 Henderson Tennessee
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0019125 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0019131 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0019134 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0019129 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0051130 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0068955 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0019130 Stewart Tennessee 19 Apr 1952 Alfred Clebsch
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0085438 Hardeman Tennessee
APSC
Sagina decumbens
HTTU027008 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Sagina decumbens
UTM01251 Hickman Tennessee
UTM
Sagina decumbens
APSC0096330 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0056428 Williamson Tennessee
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0089355 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0019128 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0056593 Christian Kentucky 10 May 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0107698 Shelby Tennessee
APSC
Sagina decumbens
APSC0019132 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Sagina decumbens
HTTU027010 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Sagina decumbens
HTTU028017 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Sagina decumbens
HTTU027009 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Sagina decumbens
HTTU026821 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Sagina decumbens
MTSU022794 Cumberland Tennessee
MTSU
Sagina decumbens
UCHT030965 Tennessee
UCHT
Sagina decumbens
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