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Portulaca umbraticola (Wingpod purslane)
Vajdak Gantt, Denise

Portulaca umbraticola

Portulaca umbraticola Kunth

Wingpod purslane, Purslane

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: POUM

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink , Orange , Yellow , Purple

Distribution

USA: AR , AZ , GA , MS , NC , NM , OK , SC , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACU FAC FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Portulaca umbraticola in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Portulaca umbraticola in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Portulaca umbraticola

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2009-05-31
Research By: TWC Staff

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