Definition of Sagina
1. Noun. Small low-growing annual or perennial herbs of temperate and cool regions.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Carnation Family, Caryophyllaceae, Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family
Member holonyms: Pearl-weed, Pearlweed, Pearlwort
Definition of Sagina
1. Noun. Any herb of the genus Sagina. ¹
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Literary usage of Sagina
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Type species: sagina procumbens L. Pans of the flower in 4's (or some flowers in ... sagina nivalis Fries, a very diminutive species, inhabits Greenland and ..."
2. Journal of the Society of Arts by Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1856)
"The dwarf sagina is sown broadcast at all times in moist districts, ... The tall sagina, sometimes eight or ten feet high, is grown only in certain ..."
3. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1807)
"... sagina, to which genus it therefore muft be referred, as the genera in this natural order are founded on differences of number alone. ..."
4. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1842)
"On British Species and Varieties of the Genus sagina. ... SIR, The following descriptive list is drawn up from specimens of sagina in my own herbarium: I ..."
5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"APPEAL by defendant from a judgment of the Circuit Court for sagina« County in plaintiff's favor in an action brought to recover money paid for an ..."
6. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"sagina decumbens (Ell.) T. & G. DECUMBENT PEARLWORT. (Man. p. 399; IFf 1496.) In dry soil, eastern Mass, to III., south to Fla., Mo. and La. ..."