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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Portulacaceae), known as common Purslane is an annual succulent herb found abundantly all over the valley of Manipur in moist damp habitats.
A 2014 analysis of 13 collected purs-lane accessions revealed significant mineral content (particularly potassium, followed by nitrogen, sodium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, and manganese) and showed that antioxidant activity was more strongly associated with ornamental as opposed to common purslane.
Common Purslane, Little Hogweed; Ditch in old-field along SR 32; Infrequent but locally abundant; C = 0; BSUH 18741.