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View USF Tampa Plant Record: Portulaca oleracea

Scientific Name Portulaca oleracea
Common Name Purslane
Family Portulacaceae
Info Annual low-growing plant with succulent leaves and reddish stems. The mossrose grows quickly and produces a mat of tart-flavored edible leaves.
Found By "Douglas Franz, Angel Aquino"
Date Found 2/7/2013
Resource "For more information, please read ""The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening. 4 Volumes."""
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