Buttercup like flowers

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  1. Pinkiered

    Pinkiered The Rose Queen

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    I found this today growing in the hitch of a trailer...LOL yes I did! I dug it up and transplanted it. The flowers look like a small buttercup. The leaves look suculent(?) but arent. They feel furry.

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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Now I knowI've seen that plant somewhere recently but I can't think where!! I'll get back to you on this one. :)
     
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    cajunbelle Daylily Diva

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    They are purslane, same family as moss roses, but the flowers are usually single. http://2bnthewild.com/plants/H186.htm
    I didn't realize they were edible, but the links I read did not say anything about the leaves being fuzzy, so maybe yours is a different kind.
     
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    pondlady Young Pine

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    They come in about a billion different colors. I use them around ponds at the edge and they crawl up on the rocks. Pretty plants.
     



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    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Purslane and it comes back year after year after year after year......forever :-D

    That is what I planted in the old wheelbarrow years ago and late every summer since then it comes back. The wheel barrow is about half covered in it now.
     
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    Pinkiered The Rose Queen

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    This is all wrong. The flower is larger and shaped different. The leaves are small compared to the flower. Ill take a pic tomorrow of the whole thing so you can see the whole thing but I can tell you, the pics I saw when I looked up Purslane look nothing like mine.
     
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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    It is really pretty Denee .Great find :)
     
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    How about frostweed? If not, I'll try again.
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Well I've tried to find this plant for you Denee but the closest I've come to it is a trailing sempervivum. The furry leaves make me think that the plant may be some kind of alpine though. I'll keep looking.
     
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    jubabe296 Official Garden Fairy

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    I have that growing everywhere!! It's really a pretty plant!! I don't know the name tho. I know you are getting tired of hearing that from me!LOL!!
     
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    Pinkiered The Rose Queen

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    Ok the closest I can find is the flower match. I think its somewhere between a Caralina Rockrose and frostweed.

    Heres a pic that is dead on to mine but the leaves of mine doesnt look furry but are. So its probably a hybrid.
    http://botany.cs.tamu.edu/FLORA/dcs420/mi02/mi02036.jpg
     

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