Portulaca pilosa
(Kiss Me Quick)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Kiss Me Quick, Pink Purslane, Hairy Pigweed, Chisme
    Synonyms: Portulaca cyanosperma, Portulaca mundula
    Lifespan: Annual
    Zones: N/A
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: June - October
    Status: Native

Portulaca pilosa, or Kiss Me Quick, is an annual native to most of the southern half of the United States. It grows in driveways, parking lots, waste ground, and in lawns, gardens and other disturbed open areas in dry, sandy soil.

There are seven native species of Portulaca and two non-natives. More information on identifying and distinguishing these will be added soon.

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