Taxon  Report   8023 
Trianthema portulacastrum  L.
Desert horsepurslane,  Horse purslane, Lowland purslane
Trianthema portulacastrum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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Trianthema portulacastrum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Trianthema portulacastrum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Trianthema portulacastrum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Trianthema portulacastrum
© 2004 James M. Andre
Family: AIZOACEAE  
Genus: Trianthema
Communities:
Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Trianthema portulacastrum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 24, 2016).

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