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Portulaca oleracea

Pigweed, Purslane at Conder, ACT

Portulaca oleracea at Conder, ACT - 22 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Portulaca oleracea 25 Feb 2021 michaelb

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Tharwa Drive, Conder, ACT

3 comments

Kyliegw wrote:
   25 Feb 2021
Wow. I didn't know this was a native - I pull it out of my garden all the time!
   25 Feb 2021
It is actually a cosmopolitan species meaning that it occurs all over the world - and probably got there under its own steam and not by human agency. It is regarded as a veggie in many parts of teh world
michaelb wrote:
   26 Feb 2021
Species page edited to indicate cosmopolitan.

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Eragrostis parviflora (Weeping Love Grass) at Conder, ACT - 22 Feb 2021 by michaelb
Chloris truncata (Windmill Grass) at Conder, ACT - 22 Feb 2021 by michaelb
Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Conder, ACT - 22 Feb 2021 by michaelb
Passiflora caerulea (Blue Passionflower) at Conder, ACT - 27 Jun 2016 by ACTParks-InvasivePlantsTeam
Chloris virgata (Feathertop Rhodes Grass) at Conder, ACT - 26 Mar 2007 by michaelb

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 22 Feb 2021 05:13 PM Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by

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  • Less than 10cm Plant height

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