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Kiss Me Quick (Portulaca pilosa)


Portulaca Pilosa, or more commonly know as Kiss Me Quick, 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 Pilosa or Kiss Me Quick's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Portulaca
  • Family: Portulacaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) HI (I) PR (N) VI (I)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(NI) 2(FACU) C(FACU)

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