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Digital Herbaria

Heliotropium tenellum

Heliotropium tenellum (Nutt.) Torr.

Pasture Heliotrope, White Heliotrope

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

USDA Symbol: HETE3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Heliotropium tenellum

Pasture Heliotrope


Location: 85 Campden Circle (rear flowerbed)--Oakwell Farms-San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun; nominal moisture; alkaline soil. Volunteer colony, common in the community.

Description: Erect, 25 cm, single stalked from straight taproot, annual. Much ascending branching from most axils. Stalk light brown; branches light green. All parts moderately to quite strigose. Leaves alternate, petioled, narrowly lanceolate, acute both ends, to 6x5+ cm, reduced above. Infloresence a few flowered terminal cymes. Sepals unequal. Corolla funnelform.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 2, 1992
Specimen number: 435

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0647
Accession Date: Feb 22, 1994
Accession Number: 48

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