- Popular name(s): Common Purslane, Little Hogweed, Verdolaga and others
- Botanical name: Portulaca oleracea
- Family: Portulacaceae
- Origin: Unknown, Portulaca oleracea is a nearly global naturalized plant
- Height: 20 to 40 centimetres
- USDA zone: 7 (-12 °C), all plant parts freeze to death during the first frost night of a year. The seeds survive the winter in the ground and germinate in the next early summer.