Purslane

Two Green Weeds


Anonymous added on December 13, 2014 | Answered

I would like to know what is the difference between lamb's lettuce/corn salad (Valerianella locusta) and purslane? If I look at the pictures, I really cant tell the difference at all. Are they somehow the same? Are they both for eating in the salads?


Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
ANSWERS
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on December 15, 2014

You can eat both. Lamb's lettuce will have a feel similar to bibb lettuce. Purslane is a succulent and so will feel fleshy, like a cactus or sedum.

Was this answer useful?
00
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Purslane

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.