Purslane (Portulaca sativa)

Botanical names:
Portulaca sativa Accepted
Portulaca oleracea subsp. sativa Synonym
Portulaca oleracea var. sativa Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial

Also known as Tall Green Purslane

All About PurslaneAll About Purslane
March 28, 2010

Living in a dry heat with high temperatures between 105 and 110 during the summer, purslane laughs in your face and thrives here in Phoenix, Arizona. Add some incredible, edible ornamental purslane to your garden this summer! A salsa with purslane recipe is included in the article.

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Location: Salt Lake City, UTDate: 2015-09-07Also known as Tall Green Purslane
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Seeds available by LindaTX8 Feb 20, 2013 10:18 AM 0
I hope SOMEONE CAN TELL ME how long it takes for ammonia to by crittergarden Feb 20, 2013 3:34 PM 12

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