Portulacaceae - purslane family
 

WeedsPoisonous PlantsHay Fever
Gerald A. Mulligan (Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, retired)
Portulaca oleracea L., purslane, pourpier potager
Annual, reproducing by seeds; prostrate; flowers yellow; autogamous; can also produce some seeds without the flowers opening up; throughout, except Newfoundland; most common in gardens; also in row crops, waste places and cracks in walks and driveways; introduced from Europe.

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Weed Name Photo Weed Name Photo
purslane, pourpier potager purslane, pourpier potager
purslane, pourpier potager
(flowers)
purslane, pourpier potager
(F&M)