|purslane (Portulaca oleracea)||
purslane (Portulaca oleracea; PURSLANE FAMILY [ Portulacaceae]) Prostrate, fleshy annual weed of gardens and waste places, with leaves scattered along the stem and clustered at the ends of the branches. The small yellow flowers occur singly in the leaf axils and open for only a few hours a day during the summer. Probably originally native to W Asia, where cultivated as a vegetable. 
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