how big are purslane leaves?

merrybookwyrmJuly 1, 2011

There is a volunteer plant growing that I'm trying to identify. Had thought it might be purslane, but the leaves are too small? Know this isn't much to go on.

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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

Depends upon the variety. The "golden" purslane I grow in the veggie garden is larger leafed than the common "weed" purslane.

FataMorgana

    Bookmark   July 1, 2011 at 1:14PM
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mcfaroff(z5/6 NM)

my purslane, depending on how much water it gets, has leaves about 1/4 inch to 3/4 inch leaves. I think it varies greatly depending on where it grows. Can't add a picture?

    Bookmark   July 3, 2011 at 3:18PM
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merrybookwyrm

Thank you, FataMorgana and mcfaroff.

No picture, don't have a working camera (a sore subject).

I'll keep looking...

    Bookmark   July 6, 2011 at 2:35PM
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