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Pearlwort (Sagina procumbens) flowers are small and difficult to see close enough to distinguish flower parts.  With slight magnification, you can distinguish the following structures:

The flower below has 4 white petals that are very small.  There are 4 green sepals that are much larger than the petals.  The fuzzy things in the middle are the stigmas attached to the ovary, and of course there ar 4 skinny thread-like stamen.

Pearlwort (Sagina procumbens) flowers

Flowers are solitary, but numerous on a single plant.

Pearlwort (Sagina procumbens) flowers


Pearlwort (Sagina procumbens) flowers

Flowers occur on short stalks that stick up above the foliage, usually less than 1 cm tall.

Pearlwort (Sagina procumbens) flowers

The image above includes my stubby finger, just to provide a scale and illustrate the small size of these flowers.



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