Herb: Sea Purslane

Latin name: Sesuvium portulacastrum

Synonyms: Portulaca portulacastrum

Family: Aizoaceae (Fig-marigold Family)

Description of the plant:


20 cm
(7 3/4 inch)

Habitat of Sea Purslane:

Coastal dunes and beaches.

Cultivation of the herb:

Coastal dunes and beaches.

Medicinal use of Sea Purslane:

None known

Known hazards of Sesuvium portulacastrum:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.