Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 3 taxa in the family Heliotropiaceae, Heliotrope family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Seaside Heliotrope
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Heliotropium curassavicum var. curassavicum   FAMILY: Heliotropiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Heliotropium curassavicum var. curassavicum   FAMILY: Boraginaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heliotropium curassavicum 161-01-001   FAMILY: Boraginaceae

 

Look for it in edges of brackish and salt marshes, estuarine shores

Uncommon in GA, rare northward

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia, apparently

 


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camera icon Common Name: Indian Heliotrope, Turnsole
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Heliotropium indicum   FAMILY: Heliotropiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Heliotropium indicum   FAMILY: Boraginaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heliotropium indicum 161-01-003   FAMILY: Boraginaceae

 

Look for it on roadsides, woodland borders, swamps, ditches

Uncommon

Non-native: tropical America (?)

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Clasping Heliotrope
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Heliotropium amplexicaule   FAMILY: Heliotropiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Heliotropium amplexicaule   FAMILY: Boraginaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Heliotropium amplexicaule 161-01-004   FAMILY: Boraginaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, roadsides, fields

Uncommon (rare in NC Piedmont)

Non-native: South America

 


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