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Digital Herbaria

Portulaca pilosa

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

Portulaca pilosa

Shaggy Portulaca


Location: 880 Military Drive on Canyon Lake Island
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Plentiful on open, dry, rocky flats.

Description: Herbaceous, prostrate annual. Leaves alternate, fleshy, numerous. Flowers complete, villous, terminal. Involucre of 6-10 leaves. Ovary inferior, circumsissle. Petals rosy red to purple, stamens numerous. Calyx, corolla and stamens fall with the top of capsule. Seed numerous, small, black (.3 mm dia.)

County: Comal
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: Sep 8, 1995
Specimen number: 224

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1058
Accession Date: Oct 24, 1995
Accession Number: 87

Annotations: SCFRC (In flower & fruit)

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