common purslane


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Noun1.common purslane - weedy trailing mat-forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisinecommon purslane - weedy trailing mat-forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine; cosmopolitan
purslane - a plant of the family Portulacaceae having fleshy succulent obovate leaves often grown as a potherb or salad herb; a weed in some areas
genus Portulaca - genus of mainly tropical fleshy or trailing herbs
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Common Purslane, Little Hogweed; Ditch in old-field along SR 32; Infrequent but locally abundant; C = 0; BSUH 18741.
If all the seed of an annual, for example common Purslane, were to germinate in the spring following set, and if a freeze, flood, fire, or some other event were to destroy all the seedlings, theoretically, purslane would vanish from the face of the Earth.
Common purslane Rubiaceae Richardia brasiliensis Tropical Richardia Tiliaceae Gomes.