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Benoit, A. D., Oliver, M. G., Vichich, R. J., & Budke, J. M. (2021). Noteworthy Collections: First Record of the Non-native Plant Portulaca amilis (Portulacaceae) in Tennessee. Castanea, 85(2). doi:10.2179/0008-7475.85.2.343 https://doi.org/10.2179/0008-7475.85.2.343

We report the first record of Portulaca amilis in Tennessee. A native of South America, P. amilis is a weedy plant that has been introduced to and naturalized in the southeastern United States. Previously this species has only been reported from the Atlantic Coastal Plain and Piedmont. This suggests…