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Portulaca oleracea

Portulaca oleracea L.

Common Purslane, Little hogweed

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)

USDA Symbol: POOL
USDA Native Status: L48 (I), HI (I), PR (I), VI (I), CAN (N)







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Specimen & Label Data

Portulaca oleracera

Common Purslane

Portulacaceae

Location: W side Holbrook Rd, 200 m N of Rittiman Rd, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun, in damp soil of broad drain. Among palustrine plants. Many, but scattered.

Description: Sprawling annual w/ascending stems to 2 dm long, glabrous, succulent. Leaves alternate, flat, obovate-cuneate, to 30 x 13 mm. Flowers mostly solitary, sessile, sepals broadly ovate, keeled, acute. Corolla yellow, to 4 mm long. Capsules to 9 mm high, w/o subtending wing. Seed dark-brown, not 1 mm dia, rounded, tuberculate.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 24, 1994
Specimen number: 610

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0896
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66

Annotations: SCXRB (In flower)

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