Trianthema portulacastrum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAizoaceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusTrianthema
SpeciesTrianthema portulacastrum L.
Common NameDesert horse-purslane, desert horsepurslane, Verdolaga de hoja ancha
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Subopposite; Opposite; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Succulent; Stipules: TRUE;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Trianthema monogyna Trianthema monogyna L.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Shelby (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, HTTU, TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1982 - 1989

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100192994 Shelby Tennessee 16 Oct 1982 Elizabeth M. Browne
82G2.7
EKY
Trianthema portulacastrum
TENN-V-0092037 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Trianthema portulacastrum
TENN-V-0092039 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Trianthema portulacastrum
TENN-V-0092038 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Trianthema portulacastrum
HTTU008120 Wilson Tennessee
HTTU
Trianthema portulacastrum
BRIT68371 Shelby Tennessee 08 Oct 1989 R. Dale Thomas
113,432
VDB
Trianthema portulacastrum
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