Portulaca retusa Engelm.
  • Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6: 154 (1850)

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2022): Portulaca retusa Engelm. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000489341. Accessed on: 25 Sep 2022'

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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)

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

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