Common Purslane

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    Scientific Name: Portulaca oleracea L.
    Common Name: Common Purslane
    Certainty: positive (notes)
    Location: Southern California; Pasadena; Madison Heights
    Date: 20071020

    Even the most common weeds...

    dandegez, pattyloof, and Green Dot Garden added this photo to their favorites.

    1. egle_k. 74 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Medicinal, Aromatic and Wild Edible Plants, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    2. nutrilover 54 months ago | reply

      Dear pellaea,

      I'd like to let you know that i have used this photo of you with attribution on my site page purslane.

      Thanks for this great photo.

      Regards
      Dr. Umapathi mangajji

    3. pellaea 46 months ago | reply

      Thank you both for letting me know!

    4. conscious life 34 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the gorgeous shot of purslane! I've taken the liberty to use it for my blog post on not-so-common healthy foods.

      I've credited the photo to you at the end of the post.

      Thank you so much!

      Cheers,
      The Conscious Life

    5. pattyloof 27 months ago | reply

      Fantastic photo! I've used it on my site at www.edible-landscape-design.com/cacti-and-succulents.html

      Thanks so much for sharing it!

    6. melanyrae62 21 months ago | reply

      Lovely photo of purslane. I wish to use it in a book I'm writing about urban foraging (due out in 2013) and will credit you. Nice work!

    7. Sibylle Ingeborg 7 months ago | reply

      This photo of purslane really captures for me the succulence and attractiveness of this plant. Like the commenter above me, I love eating it, and I posted a haiku about its abundance and deliciousness recently at my two poetry blogs, Heart of Life Poetry and Praise to Incarnation. I chose this photo to accompany the poem. If you are interested in seeing it in those two settings, here are the links: [praiseincarnation.blogspot.com/2013/08/purslane.html] and [heartoflifepoetry.wordpress.com/2013/08/04/purslane/]

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