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Portulaca
Portulacaceae


Shoshanna
Shoshanna
Flower Petal # 5
Main Color    
Color 2    

Portulacaceae Family

Genus
Other Names for this Plant

unknown


Location

I bought it as a hanging planter. Found in Southern Illinois and Southern Indiana.

Physical Description
This flower only opens during bright sunshine. It is a very dense potted plant with waxy small leaves and waxy stems. The petals are pink with yellow centers.


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Portulacaceae
Caryophyllales
Caryophyllales
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus




Waxy stemmed pink and yellow flower


  Identifier Research
Portulaca
gardengeek
July 21, 2012
Portulacaceae
Portulacaceae
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Comment: Portulaca,

Page Posts: 3

Shoshanna
Shoshanna
July 22, 2012


Thank you. That's what it is. I am glad to finally know what to call it. A friend gave it to me but no one ever knew what it was. I appreciate you giving me the information. :)
gardengeek
gardengeek
July 21, 2012
It looks like a member of the Portulacaceae family.
Shoshanna
Shoshanna
July 21, 2012
If anyone knows what this flower is please let me know! Thanks.

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