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Large enough to serve all of your lawn and landscape needs yet small enough to care. 
  
Located in Wellington, serving North Central and North Eastern Ohio.

Purslane

Purslane  
 
 
  Purslane
Portulaca oleracea

Purslane
Portulaca oleracea

Annual, broadleaf

RANGE: Throughout the United States, especially troublesome east of the Mississippi River.

APPEARANCE: Sprawling, thick, fleshy stems with rubbery leaves. Tiny, yellow, five-petaled flowers open when the sun is shining brightly. Cup-shaped seedpods produce many small, black seeds that may lie dormant in the soil for years. Seldom found in the spring when the lawn is treated for other weeds.

GROWTH: Thrives in hot, dry weather, spreading by sprawling stems. It's extremely troublesome in thin areas of the lawn or in new lawns seeded in summer.

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