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An annual plant (Claytonia perfoliata) of western North America, having small white flowers and fleshy leaves sometimes eaten in salads. Also called miner's lettuce.
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|Noun||1.||winter purslane - succulent herb sometimes grown as a salad or pot herb; grows on dunes and waste ground of Pacific coast of North America|
Indian lettuce - a plant of the genus Montia having edible pleasant-tasting leaves
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