Portulaca pilosa L.
Kiss me quick, Chisme
Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)
USDA Symbol: POPI3
USDA Native Status:
L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (I)
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Specimen & Label Data
Location: 14500 Circle A Trail, Helotes, Texas
Habitat: Rocky, stoney, roadside fill with poor soil filling spaces. Full sun.
Description: Flatly sprawling succulent, hairy, annual. Much branched to 15 cm long. Flower 1.3 cm dia. rosy-red; petals-5, cupped; 2-8, crowded in densely, hairy cluster subtended by a whorl of 6-10 leaves. Leaves 1.6 cm long, narrow, alter.
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: August 15, 1996
Specimen number: 204
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1093
Accession Date: February 25, 1997
Accession Number: 97
Annotations: SCFRB (in flower/fruit)
Portulaca pilosa Harry Cliffe Mar 26, 1998