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Portulaca umbraticola Kunth

Winged Purslane

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: rocky slopes, sandy areas, fields
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf surface3: smooth
Flower color2: yellow and copper
Flowering period2: spring to fall
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Portulacaceae (purslane family)
Synonym(s)1: Portulaca lanceolata
Status: rare
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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