FLORA OF ICELAND elements: Sagina subulata, Heath Pearlwort, Broddkrækill

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 Broddkrækill.

A brief introduction to Iceland plants
Text & Photographs by Dick Vuijk
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Other Pink family members

Other Pink family members

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Natural History of Iceland Site  in Dutch

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