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Heliotropium confertifolium (Leafy heliotrope)
Juett, William

Heliotropium confertifolium

Heliotropium confertifolium (Torr.) Torr. ex A. Gray

Leafy Heliotrope

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)


USDA Symbol: HECO4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Root Type: Tap
Inflorescence: Terminal
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: White with a yellow throat.



From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Heliotropium confertifolium in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Heliotropium confertifolium in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Heliotropium confertifolium


Record Modified: 2018-06-26
Research By: DEW

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