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Purslane (Portulaca Oleracea) An Edible and Nutritious Plant

Purslane (portulaca oleracea), considered a weed to some, is quite edible. It's delicious AND high in vitamins A, B, C, and surprisingly omega-3 fatty acids!

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from eatLocalGrown

Stop- It's Not Just a Weed! It's an Unrecognized Health-Boosting Plant...

Purslane - Yes, it IS considered a common weed to many. But it has more beneficial Omega 3 fatty acids than many fish oils and one of the highest levels of vitamin A among all leafy green vegetables!

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Top 20 Drought Tolerant Plants. These are Florida Friendly Favorites available at your Florida Home Depot Garden Center in the season they are in bloom.

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Today’s featured plant is Purslane, Portulaca oleracea. Common Purslane is also known as Verdolaga, Pigweed, Little Hogweed,  Pusley, Rigla, Pourpier, pussly, ma chi xian (Chinese) and "rose moss or moss roses" (Bortolaiga or Porcelana). (source)  Note:  Purslane is related to the moss rose,

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from Viveiro Orgânico de Ervas e Temperos Sabor de Fazenda

Matos espontâneos: relíquias em nossos jardins

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Popier - Portulaca (Portulaca oleracea L. = pourpier -- Au XVIe siècle, on rencontre la graphie "pourpied", qui laisse mieux voir l'origine latine "pulli pes") -- Grandes Heures d'Anne de Bretagne, BNF, Ms Latin 9474, 1503-1508, f°106v

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from Three Good Reasons

Purslane: A Good Reason to Start Eating Weeds

Purslane is a delicious, very nutritious succulent herb, use in fresh salads, soups. Most think it's just a prolific, flat growing weed - don't pull and throw until you try it!!

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Purslane is high in Omega-3 fatty acids and contains vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B, magnesium, calcium, potassium and iron. Portulaca oleracea.

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