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Species profile—Portulaca oleracea (pigweed)

Classification

Plantae (plants) → Equisetopsida (land plants) → PortulacaceaePortulaca oleracea (pigweed)

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Species details

Kingdom
Plantae (plants)
Class
Equisetopsida (land plants)
Family
Portulacaceae
Scientific name
Portulaca oleracea L.
Common name
pigweed
WildNet taxon ID
16359
Alternate name(s)
purslane
munyeroo
common pigweed
red pigweed
neverdie
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Environmental Weed

Other resources

The Australasian Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=16359

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
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