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 Flora of North America Sesuvium portulacastrum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) 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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"We gardeners should be careful not to come between native birds and their partners, native plants. We've planted a number of nonnative species that are invading and degrading the wild habitats upon which birds depend. For example, Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) has aggressively formed monocultures across the US, and although birds readily consume its fruits, it is replacing once-diverse native food sources, including dogwoods and viburnums, limiting the nutritious variety of foods that were historically available throughout the year." — Janet Marinelli, The Wildlife Gardener's Guide