• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Chania, Georgioupoli coast
  • Photo taken by:
    Hilger, Η. Η.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Purslane
Plants
Plants

Photo of Purslane, Portulaca oleracea, in its natural environment. This procumbent annual, has fleshy leaves and yellow flowers. It is a rather common weed in vegetable cultivations and is often picked up and eaten as salad, as part of the Greek traditional "wild greens" diet.