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Horse Purslane

Aizoon canariense

Description:

"A woody-stemmed plant, the purslane-leaved aizoon has characteristic zig-zagging branches which radiate from the centre of the plant in a star shape." ~Arkive.org

Habitat:

spotted in a coastal desert wadi

Notes:

Leaves are edible.

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2 Comments

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 6 years ago

Yes, I like that name! :-)

dororeinecke
dororeinecke 6 years ago

At least this exemplar should be called 'Starfish Purslane'! :)

Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

دهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Spotted on Mar 18, 2013
Submitted on Mar 20, 2013

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