Heliotropium tenellum (Nutt.) Torr.
Pasture Heliotrope, White Heliotrope
Boraginaceae (Borage Family)USDA Symbol: HETE3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: 85 Campden Circle (rear flowerbed)--Oakwell Farms-San Antonio.
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.
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