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Is any purslane edible?

Posted by zackey GA 8b (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 3, 12 at 18:20

I have a wild purslane growing in my yard. It has tiny pink flowers. Would that be an edible one?

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RE: Is any purslane edible?

The common purslane that is generally regarded as edible (Portulaca oleracea) has small yellow flowers.

If you could post a photo it might be possible to identify what you have growing.

RE: Is any purslane edible?

Agreed - purslane has yellow flowers and please post a picture.


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