Taxonomy: Fam. Portulacaceae// Genus: Portulaca// Species: Portulaca oleracea L.
Determined according to the botanical key provided in The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia (Micevski, 1995).
Lifeform: Annual; therophyte according to the Raunkiær system.
Distribution: Native to Macaronesia, Tropical Africa, Mediterranean to Pakistan and Arabian Peninsula according to the distribution information provided by the Plants of the World Online portal (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew).
Habitat: A ruderal plant- common and widespread weed on sandy soil and disturbed ground- in and near cultivated land, alongside roads, urban and suburban areas.
Flowering period: Summer-autumn: JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP.
Portulaca oleracea L. Plants of the World Online portal, Royal Botanic Gardens,Kew. http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:323270-2 [Accessed 16.08.2021].
Micevski, K. (1995). The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia Vol. I, Book 3. Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.