common purslane USDA PLANTS Symbol: POOL
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Forbs/Herbs
Portulaca oleracea L.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Caryophyllales: Portulacaceae
Synonym(s): little hogweed, akulikuli-kula, common purslane, duckweed, garden purslane, little-hogweed, purslane, pursley, pusley, wild portulaca
Native Range: Uncertain - worldwide ()

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Flower(s); Habit
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Utah State University Archive, Utah State University, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
Utah State University Archive, Utah State University, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s);
Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org
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Plant(s); Common purslane plant (Portulaca oleracea) in flower.
Phil Westra, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Joseph LaForest, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s);
Bruce Ackley, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org
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Seedling(s);
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Chiricahua National Monument (Arizona)
Death Valley National Park (California)
Haleakala National Park (Hawaii)
Lake Mead National Park (Nevada)
Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming)



Invasive Listing Sources:
Eric Ulaszek, U.S. Forest Service, Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, Illinois
Faith Campbell, 1998
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007