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.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carpetweed, Indian-chickweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Mollugo verticillata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Mollugo verticillata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Mollugo verticillata 069-04-001

A few 3/16" flowers from each node. Sepals white but green-striped beneath, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


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"Most plants grow from their tips to add length. By contrast, grass grows from its base, emerging from a bud at, or just under, the soil surface, where sensitve growth tissues remain safe from the elements and hungry herds." — Douglas Chadwick, The American Prairie, Root of the Sky, National Geographic, October 1993