Origin of portulaca
Words nearby portulaca
Example sentences from the Web for portulaca
I mean, the portulaca and heliotrope and other old-fashioned plants she dug up for me.Natalie: A Garden Scout|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
The leaves are said to contain malic acid in considerable quantity, and have been eaten as salad, like Portulaca.
A pea-plant, with ternate leaves, and fine yellow blossoms, was found near our camp: Portulaca was very abundant.Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia|Ludwig Leichhardt
Portulaca smiles at you, you know, when you get up soon enough in the morning to see it in its glory.The Master of Warlock|George Cary Eggleston
Soppy little plants of the portulaca and small, fine ferns shiver under the drip of falls and in dribbling crevices.The Land of Little Rain|Mary Austin