Sagina L.

5 species in Aust. (2 native, 3 naturalized); NSW, Vic., Tas., S.A., WA

Small, matted or tufted herbs with subulate leaves; stipules absent. Flowers very small, usually solitary on slender terminal or axillary pedicels. Sepals, stamens and styles 4. Petals white, 4, entire, minute or absent. Capsule 4-valved, c. as long as the calyx.