Common Name: Common purslane Family: Portulacaceae Habit: An annual glabrous herb. Stem: Prostrate, succulent; trichomes at nodes. Leaves: Obovate or spatulate, flattened, 4-28 × 2-13 mm, apex round to retuse or nearly truncate; involucrelike leaves 1-4. Flowers: 3-10 mm diameter; yellow. Fruits: Capsules ovoid, 4-9 mm diameter. Seeds: Black or dark brown, orbiculate or elongate, flattened, 0.6-1.1 mm; surface cells sooth, granular, or stellate, with rounded tubercles.