Distribution by County   6802    
Portulaca halimoides  L.
Desert portulaca,   Purslane,   Silkcotton purslane
Portulaca halimoides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
also called Portulaca mundula
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
Record Count by County

Inyo: 1 Riverside: 9 San Bernardino: 98 San Diego: 1

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 06/28/2022).