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spatengal
Jul 12, 2016 10:17 AM CST
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Are all varietals of purslane edible?
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DaisyI
Jul 12, 2016 11:33 AM CST
That depends upon what you are willing to eat. Smiling

If you like purslane, yes. If you don't like purslane, no.

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purpleinopp
Jul 12, 2016 3:48 PM CST
Portulaca oleracea has various cultivars in regard to flavor/texture. P. umbraticola is the one sold as ornamental and has MANY cultivars.

Until P. umbraticola was mistakenly introduced into commerce as "ornamental purslane," and labeled incorrectly as P. oleracea, there wasn't much confusion which plant was being discussed under the nickname "purslane." Now it's not an automatic assumption that one is referring to P. oleracea by using the name purslane. Because of this, so many people have eaten P. umbraticola, I think it would be well know, after a couple decades, to not eat that one if there was any foul flavor or difficulties with digesting it.

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