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Portulaca minuta Correll
Tiny purslane

Portulaca minuta
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, Big Pine Key, Monroe County, FL, USA

Family: Portulacaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Florida Keys and the Bahamas.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

South Florida History and Distribution: Discovered in 2013 in the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key by Keith A. Bradley and Chad Anderson (2725 USF).

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Portulaca minuta available from :

Portulaca minuta has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native

Portulaca minuta has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Keys) Native


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Portulaca minuta
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, Big Pine Key, Monroe County, FL, USA