Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Large Sea-purslane, Shoreline Sea-purslane
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sesuvium portulacastrum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sesuvium portulacastrum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sesuvium portulacastrum 069-01-001
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Sesuvium portulacastrum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Sesuvium portulacastrum

Flowers on pedicels 3mm or longer. Sepals green outside and pink within, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon Common Name: Small Sea-purslane, Slender Sea-purslane
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sesuvium maritimum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sesuvium maritimum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Sesuvium maritimum 069-01-002
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Sesuvium maritimum

Similar to S. portulacastrum but flowers sessile, with only 5 stamens, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


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