Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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shoreline seapurslane
Sesuvium portulacastrum
Sesuvium portulacastrum
shoreline seapurslane Ice Plant Family
Sesuvium portulacastrum Aizoaceae
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English common names
  •shoreline seapurslane
Spanish common name
  •verdolaga de playa
accepted scientific name
  •Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Sesuvium portulacastrum (157)
  •Sesuvium sessile (1)
family name
  • Aizoaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Joshua McDill
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.3 to 0.8 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of August thru 3rd week of May

How Likely at this Location (28%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
base map where plant found
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