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Weed Eater: Purslane

Purslane (portulaca oleracea) or Verdolagas in Mexico, is most commonly recognized as a weed. It is recognizable with its fleshy succulent leaves and stems with yellow flowers. It is very resilient growing in many conditions from fertile garden soil to the poorest arid areas. It is even said that the seeds can stay viable buried in soil for up to …