Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Portulacaceae A.L. de Jussieu. Purslane Family.

Key to Portulacaceae

A family of 1 genus and 40-100 species, annual and perennial herbs, primarily of the Southern Hemisphere, but also occurring natively in North America and e. Asia.

Ref: Carolin In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Nyffeler & Eggli (2010); Packer (2003a) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003b). Show full citations.

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