131627 KNOTTED PEARLWORT Sagina nodosa (Caryophyllaceae) Height to 12cm. Wiry perennial; stems look ‘knotted’ due to clustered arrangement of leaves. Found on damp, sandy soils; often coastal. FLOWERS are white, 5-petalled (petals twice as long as sepals) and 10mm across, with 5 styles (cf Spring Sandwort, pxxx) (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are short and clustered. STATUS-Widespread but local.