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Purslane vs. Spurge

How to tell true purslane apart from its toxic neighbor, spurge. This video was created by someone who lives in the US Great Lakes area.

Purslane – A Common ‘Weed’ That’s a Super Food

A lot of information about the benefits of purslane aka pigweed (it’s a good source of Omega-3 fats, for example) as well as how to identify it. The narrator is growing purslane as a potherb in his garden but this is an extremely common and easy to find plant, even in urban environments.

Finding and Eating “Weeds”

A short primer on finding edible “weeds” in suburban Florida.

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