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Salt Heliotrope

Heliotropium curassavicum L.

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Heliotropium curassavicum (Salt Heliotrope) is a species of annual herb in the family Boraginaceae. They are succulent plants. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to U.S. Virgin Islands, Uruguay, Hispaniola, Cuba, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Panama, Rio Grande Do Sul, Paraguay, Colombia, Canada, Venezuela, United States, The Contiguous United States, Bolivia, Cayman Islands, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Nicaragua, Saint Lucia, The Bahamas, Caatinga, SãO Paulo, Pampa, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Brazil, Guyana, Guatemala, Guadeloupe, Honduras, Mexico, Jamaica, Barbados, Suriname, ParaíBa, Grenada, Chile, Pernambuco, Costa Rica, and Antigua And Barbuda. They have simple, broad leaves, white flowers, and drupe. Flowers are visited by Pearl Crescent, Tharsalea helloides, Western pygmy blue butterfly, and Hylephila phyleus. Individuals can grow to 1.2 feet.

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EOL has data for 76 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of salt heliotrope. View this species on GBIF