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common purslane
Portulaca oleracea
common purslane Purslane Family
Portulaca oleracea Portulacaceae
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common name
  common purslane
accepted scientific name
  Portulaca oleracea L.
rules for finding collection records
  Portulaca neglecta (2)
  Portulaca oleracea (4679)
  Portulaca retusa (106)
family name
  Portulacaceae
Image Author: ©2005 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru end of November

How Likely at this Location (78%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Disturbed
Riparian
Desert
Forest
Sand
Rocky
Grassland
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native Not Native
native Not Present

An Invasive and Annoying Weed.
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