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IPM1023, New January 2005

Missouri Weed Seeds

Portulacaceae (Purslane famiy)

Broadleaf plant family

Of 20 genera known within this family, there are only three present in the state. Purslane is the most common among them.

Purslane, common Purslane, common
Portulaca oleracea
 

For an idea of relative seed size, each photo contains a millimeter ruler. The distance between increments is 1 mm.

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