Patagonia Wildflowers
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common purslane
Portulaca oleracea
Portulaca oleracea
common purslane Purslane Family
Portulaca oleracea Portulacaceae
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English common name
  •common purslane
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Portulaca oleracea L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Portulaca oleracea (1797)
family name
  • Portulacaceae
Image Author: ©2005 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 3rd week of May
Native to India, the Middle East and southern Europe

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