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    Default Purslane - what can they eat?

    I see on the Nutrition page that squirrels can have purslane. Is it the flower only or any part of the plant? Thanks!

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    Default Re: Purslane - what can they eat?

    I feed the entire plant..

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    Thanks Jackie!

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    Yep, from flowers to roots! One of the most nutritious plants around, a great source of calcium and many other nutrients.
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    Default Re: Purslane - what can they eat?

    Quote Originally Posted by 4skwerlz View Post
    Yep, from flowers to roots! One of the most nutritious plants around, a great source of calcium and many other nutrients.
    That's great to read! I've been giving my little Icarus (who is a cat ground squirrel) snips of it but wasn't sure about the calcium levels, as I've learned on this 6 week squirrel journal it's very important to give them enough. Ive eatin a little of it myself

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