Patagonia Wildflowers
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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 (925)
family name
  • Portulacaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Italo Specogna, Flora Mendocina Nativa
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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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