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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    10 / 05 / 2016

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Fall

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Forsyth Co

  • State

    Georgia

  • Posted by

    Heather Ta

Notes:

This sprung up in an outdoor container this summer. The container previously had petunias and begonias. The flowers make me think geranium, or even hardy geranium but the leaves make me think otherwise. It looks like a single stem in the soil but it’s acting like a ground cover, cascading over the sides of the container. They seem to close up at night as well. Any thoughts are appreciated!

Comments

  • AshevilleGirl Unregistered says:

    I tend to disagree with the other poster saying its purslane. While the stem looks like it, the leaves are different– purslane tends to have more rounded leaves and the leaves in the photo have a more of a point. It almost looks like a variety of vinca.

    October 21st, 2016 at 9:17am

  • MrsB Unregistered says:

    Purslane

    October 20th, 2016 at 11:30am

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