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Plant family: portulacaceae

 

I use the GRIN online query system to determine plant families. The list below shows the plants in my database listed as members of the portulacaceae family. Click on the botanical name of any plant to go to the plant portrait. For a list of all the plant families represented in our garden, see my families page.


Botanical name Common name Category FlowersSize
Cistanthe grandiflora rock purslanetender perennial (Z8) purple (summer)24"
Cistanthe umbellata Mt Hood pussypawsannual/perennial pink
Lewisia cantelovii Cantelow's lewisiaperennial white or pale pink18"
Lewisia cotyledon bitter-rootperennial (Z4-8) pink (late spring)4-6"
Lewisia leeana perennial various colors (spring)4-10"
Lewisia pygmaea pygmy bitter-rootperennial pink2-4"
Lewisia rediviva perennial (Z4-8) pink
Montiopsis umbellata perennial (Z7) red-violet (summer)4-6"
Phemeranthus brevifolius pygmy fameflowerperennial pink1"
Phemeranthus sediformis pink or white (summer)1"
Phemeranthus spinescens spiny fameflowerperennial pink (early summer)4-12"
Portulaca grandiflora moss roseannual various colors (spring-summer)
Portulaca oleracea purslaneannual yellow4"
Talinum calycinum large fameflowerperennial (Z5-9) pink (late spring-summer)8"
Talinum paniculatum jewels of Oparannual/greenhouse perennial pink (summer)2'

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Last modified: December 11, 2014
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