Portulaca retusa Engelm.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Portulaca retusa Engelm.

  • Description

    Species Description - Much like P. oleracea, and perhaps better considered to be a phase of it; lvs tending to be retuse at the summit; calyx-lobes obtuse in bud; stamens mostly 7–19; style- branches mostly 3–4; seeds covered with sharp, conic tubercles. Disturbed sites; Utah and Ariz. to w. Mo. and reputedly Io. and Minn. (? P. neglecta)