Horse Purslane

Horse Purslane

Common name: Horse Purslane

Latin name: Trianthema portulacastrum L.

Family: Aizoaceae

Life Cycle: Annual

Type: Broadleaf

Description: Glabrous, succulent annual herb that grows in a decumbent manner. Broadly obovate leaves arranged opposite or subopposite on the stem. Pinkish-purple solitary flowers sessile to the leaf axis.

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