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Purslane
Portulacaceae


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Portulacaceae Family


Location

Near Corral Pink sand dunes.

Physical Description
Dark green fleshy, spongy edible plant.


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Portulacaceae
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Purslane


Comment: Purslane

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gardengeek
gardengeek
June 18, 2010
This plant is great for pickling.... especially the stems.
gardengeek
gardengeek
June 18, 2010
Purslane: Reddish stems, Clear sap, fat, tear drop leaves.
  Purslane - Verdolaga - Pusley Purslane - Verdolaga - Pusley
Purslane - Verdolaga - Pusley
Portulaca oleracea Common Purslane, AKA Verdolaga, Pigweed, Little Hogweed or Pusley It has a slightly sour and salty taste, Purslane is commonly eaten throughout Europe, Asia and Me


Poisonous Look-alikes, most have white sap.

  Spotted Spurge Spotted Spurge
Spotted Spurge
The milk of the different spurge plants was used to induce vomiting. The name Spurge is from the word Purge. The milky sap can be used as a wound healer. ALthough excruciatingly painful. AKA Eupho


  Prostrate spurge, Creeping spurge Prostrate spurge, Creeping spurge
Prostrate spurge, Creeping spurge
Caustic weed, Caustic creeper, Creeping spurge, Doily weed Flat spurge, Mat spurge, Milkweed, Spurgewort. Some people develop a rash after coming into contact with the milky sap. Euphorbia pro


  Tiny Spurge - Unknown Tiny Spurge - Unknown
Tiny Spurge - Unknown


  Fendler's Sandmat, Spurge Fendler's Sandmat, Spurge
Fendler's Sandmat, Spurge
AKA: Fendler's Spurge, Fendler's Euphorb (Chamaesyce fendleri)


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