Strange plant in garden bed

Asked August 6, 2016, 1:31 AM EDT

This plant has come out of nowhere and I want to know what it's called and if it's invasive.

Suffolk County Massachusetts

2 Responses


The plant in your photo is a common weed called purslane, Latin name is Portulaca

oleracea .


Carol Quish

Thank you. I planted seeds two years ago on the other side of yard. Well, here it is!