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Southwest Gardening: I need a weed ID

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Tempe, AZ
(Zone 9b)

June 18, 2012
6:05 PM

Post #9170712

I want to let my tortoises graze the neighbor's weed/lawn. But I need to make sure there are no poisonous weeds. There are two I can't identify.

Is the first one that succulent flower that Becky grows and eats? What is the second?

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Phoenix, AZ

June 18, 2012
8:19 PM

Post #9170961

#1 Purslane
Phoenix, AZ
(Zone 9a)

June 18, 2012
9:11 PM

Post #9171036

The last one and the one before is spiderling. AFAIK not poisonous.


Valley of the Sun, AZ
(Zone 9b)

June 18, 2012
9:33 PM

Post #9171052

I can confirm:
Portulaca oleracea
Boerhavia coccinea
Tempe, AZ
(Zone 9b)

June 20, 2012
12:34 PM

Post #9173079

Thanks all!

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