Portulaca oleracea (common purslane) is an annual succulent in the family Portulacaceae. Although purslane is considered a weed in the United States, it may be eaten as a leaf vegetable. It has a slightly sour and salty taste. The stems, leaves and flower buds are all edible.
|Native Range:||North Africa, Southern Europe through the Middle East and the Iran, Indian Subcontinent|
|Mature Height:||15 – 18 inches|
|Mature Width:||12 – 15 inches|
|Spacing:||6 – 12 inches|
|Leaf Description:||Small, round, succulent|
|Bloom Description:||Small, yellow|