Wild About Texas

Wildflowers

Wingpod Purslane

Scientific Name: Portulaca umbraticola

Common Names: Wingpod Purslane

Description

Leaves are green, succulent, and linear to spatulate in shape. Stems are fleshy, hairless, and sometimes reddish. Blooms are red, pink, orange, yellow, or purple.

Bloom Color(s): red, yellow, pink, purple, orange

Bloom Width: 2/3 in.

Plant Height: to 10 in.

Duration: Annual

Bloom Period: May to September

Plant Family: Portulacaceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb