Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Portulacaceae: Purslane

Sometimes succulent with leaves usually fleshy and opposite. Flowers with 2 sepals. Small plant.
Flora of North America: Discussion, key to genera (opens new window)
Flower Formula:  Sepals 2; Petals 4-6 Glossary

Genus 
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Claytonia
spring-beauty
2 Photo of Claytonia Flowers stemmed either solitary or in raceme. Leaves flat. Images   Information
Phemeranthus
fame-flower
1 Photo of Phemeranthus Flowers on long stem. Leaves succulent. Images   Information
Portulaca
purslane
2 Photo of Portulaca Flowers mostly without stems. Leaves succulent. Images   Information


         
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