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Purslane (pigsweed)  

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Does anyone know if this plant (considered a weed) grows in Portugal - more specificall, Madeira?

also called verdolaga, little hogweed - latin name 'Portulaca oleracea' I believe.

Apparently it's a little known 'super food' that grows like fury and has wonderful health-giving properties (Omega 3 for instance!!)

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