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*Portulaca amilis Spegazzini. Broadleaf Pink Purslane. Phen: May-Sep. Hab: Sandy fields, lawns, and other dry, sandy, disturbed habitats. Dist: Native of South America. Matthews & Levins (1985) describe the spread of this alien species in North America, apparently from an introduction in North Carolina (the earliest North American collection in 1932 in Robeson County, NC). Reported for Lowndes County, MS (Whitson 2010).

Origin/Endemic status: South America

Synonymy: = FNA4, K1, K3, K4, Va, WH3, Bradley, Matthews, & Anderson (2019) in Weakley et al (2019a), Matthews & Levins (1985a); = n/a – C, RAB

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image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷


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