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Sea Purslane  (Sesuvium portulacastrum)  
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Sea Purslane (Sesuvium portulacastrum)

sea purslane

Sea Purslane also called Shoreline Seapurslane and sea pickle is a superb, mat-forming, creeping seaside plant found in coastal areas. It helps stabilize shorelines prevent erosion. Sea purslane stems and leaves have a salty taste and are traditionally used in green salads.