FLORA OF ICELAND elements: Sagina subulata, Heath Pearlwort

Sagina subulata; The Heath Pearlwort is a very delicate little member of the pink family. It can best be recognized by its rather long flower stems which are very glandular. The foliage is rather light-green. It grows in both moist and drier soils but is only more or less common along the eastern and western coastal regions.
It is a member of the pink family (Caryophyllaceae). The Icelandic name of this species is Broddkr├Žkill.

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