Common Purslane, Little hogweed
Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)
USDA Symbol: POOL
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Location: W side Holbrook Rd, 200 m N of Rittiman Rd, San Antonio.
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.
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)