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Portulaca umbraticola (Wingpod purslane)
Pyle, Lynn

Portulaca umbraticola

Portulaca umbraticola Kunth

Wingpod Purslane, Purslane

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)


USDA Symbol: poum

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

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


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

National Wetland Indicator Status

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 on display at the following locations:

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


Record Modified: 2021-07-23
Research By: TWC Staff

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