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Heliotropium curassavicum L.
Smooth Heliotrope
This plant grows in damp saline areas.The leaves are quite leathery and slightly succulent.

 

    Heliotropium curassavicum Heliotropium curassavicum
   
    Description: Flowers Description: Flowers and leaves
    Location: 70K S of Nullagine, Western Australia Location: 70K S of Nullagine, Western Australia
    GPS coordinates:22˚26.6130S, 120°00.3702E GPS coordinates:22˚26.6130S, 120°00.3702E
    Date:2 August 2016 Date:2 August 2016
    Field No.:5259 Field No.:5259
       
    Heliotropium curassavicum Heliotropium curassavicum
   
Description: Flowers and leaves Description: Plant on edge of minesite dam
    Location: 70K S of Nullagine, Western Australia Location: 70K S of Nullagine, Western Australia
    GPS coordinates:22˚26.6130S, 120°00.3702E GPS coordinates:22˚26.6130S, 120°00.3702E
Date:2 August 2016 Date:2 August 2016
    Field No.:5259 Field No.:5259
       
       

 

References (accessed 20 February 2017):

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/6707

Craven L. A., (1996), A Taxonomic Revision of Heliotropium (Boraginaceae) in Australia,
Australian Systematic Botany, 9: 634-635

http://saseedbank.com.au/species_information.php?rid=2276

 

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Heliotropium curassavicum