[The Pink Family West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Sea Purslane, Seabeach Sandwort, Seaside Sandplant

Honckenya peploides var. major

Synonyms: Arenaria peploides var. major, Honckenya peploides, Honckenya peploides ssp. major

Sea Purslane, Seabeach Sandwort, Seaside Sandplant: Honckenya peploides var. major (Synonyms: Arenaria peploides var. major, Honckenya peploides, Honckenya peploides ssp. major) - Sea Purslane, Seabeach Sandwort, Seaside Sandplant: Honckenya peploides var. major (Synonyms: Arenaria peploides var. major, Honckenya peploides, Honckenya peploides ssp. major)

Examples of sea purslane as seen on a cobble beach at Oceanside, OR........June 19, 2010.

Sea Purslane, Seabeach Sandwort, Seaside Sandplant: Honckenya peploides var. major (Synonyms: Arenaria peploides var. major, Honckenya peploides, Honckenya peploides ssp. major)

Sea purslane on the beach at Bayocean Spit at the western edge of Tillamook Bay, northern Oregon coast........August 26, 2009.

Flower and stem leaves of Sea Purslane, Seabeach Sandwort, Seaside Sandplant: Honckenya peploides var. major (Synonyms: Arenaria peploides var. major, Honckenya peploides, Honckenya peploides ssp. major) - Sea Purslane, Seabeach Sandwort, Seaside Sandplant: Honckenya peploides var. major (Synonyms: Arenaria peploides var. major, Honckenya peploides, Honckenya peploides ssp. major)

Sea Purslane, Seabeach Sandwort, Seaside Sandplant: Honckenya peploides var. major (Synonyms: Arenaria peploides var. major, Honckenya peploides, Honckenya peploides ssp. major)

Sea purslane beginning to bloom on the beach at Barview Jetty County Park on the northern Oregon coast.........May 22, 2009.

Sea Purslane, Seabeach Sandwort, Seaside Sandplant: Honckenya peploides var. major (Synonyms: Arenaria peploides var. major, Honckenya peploides, Honckenya peploides ssp. major) - Sea Purslane, Seabeach Sandwort, Seaside Sandplant: Honckenya peploides var. major (Synonyms: Arenaria peploides var. major, Honckenya peploides, Honckenya peploides ssp. major)

Sea purslane observed on the beach at Sitka Sedge State Natural Area, Oregon Coast.........August 19, 2018.

Sea Purslane, Seabeach Sandwort, Seaside Sandplant: Honckenya peploides var. major (Synonyms: Arenaria peploides var. major, Honckenya peploides, Honckenya peploides ssp. major)

Sea purslane as seen above the high tide line on the beach side of Bay Ocean Spit, Tillamook County, Oregon...........April 27, 2015.

Paul Slichter