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rose moss
Portulaca grandiflora
Portulaca grandiflora
rose moss Purslane Family
Portulaca grandiflora Portulacaceae
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English common name
  •rose moss
Spanish common names
  •verdolaga de flor
  •flor de seda
accepted scientific name
  •Portulaca grandiflora Hook.
rules for finding collection records
  •Portulaca grandiflora (882)
family name
Image Author: ©2012 Italo Specogna, Flora Mendocina Nativa
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color color
Flower size is 1.2 to 1.6 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 3rd week of May
Native to Argentina, southern Brazil, and Uruguay

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Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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