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Common purslane is Portulaca oleracea, a flowering succulent with edible leaves that are normally cooked. Sea purslane is Halimione portulacoides, a halophyte of saltmarshes and coastal dunes; the leaves may be eaten raw or cooked. Winter purslane is Montia perfoliata, also known as miner's lettuce and Cuban spinach.

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