Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales
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Read more about Small's Portulaca at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Small's Portulaca, Small's Purslane
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Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Look for it in thin soils on granitic and diabase flatrocks, sometimes locally spreading to adjacent fields, mowed areas, or other disturbed aeas, per Weakley's Flora
Leaves alternate or subopposite, congested & involucre-like at inflorescence
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- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p008
- Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont p430