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Chickenweed (Portulaca quadrifida)

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Portulaca Quadrifida, or more commonly know as Chickenweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Portulaca. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Portulaca Quadrifida or Chickenweed's floral region is Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Portulaca
  • Family: Portulacaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: PR (I) VI (I)




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