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Heliotropium tenellum


Pasture heliotrope, White heliotrope


Boraginaceae (Borage Family)



Heliotropium tenellum (Pasture heliotrope)
Marcus, Joseph A.



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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , GA , IL , IN , IA , KS , KY , LA , MS , MO , OK , TN , TX , WV
Native Habitat: Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs, Ditches, Ravines, Depressions

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)
Soil Description: Sandy

Last Update: 2007-01-01