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Heliotropium molle

Heliotropium molle (Torr.) I.M. Johnst.

Soft Heliotrope

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: HEMO4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Margin: Lobed
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Flower: Sepals 5
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Bibliography

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-11-12
Research By: TWC Staff

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