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Heliotropium polyphyllum

Heliotropium polyphyllum Lehm.

Heliotropium horizontale Small

Heliotropium leavenworthii Torr.

Heliotropium polyphyllum Lehm. var. horizontale (Small) R.W. Long

Pineland Heliotrope

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyBoraginaceaeBorages or forget-me-nots
GenusHeliotropiumFrom the Greek helios, “sun,” and trope, “turning,” thus meaning “sun-turning,” either a reference to the summer solstice when the first described species bloomed, or to the turning of flowers toward the sun, a characteristic of many species known as heliotropism
Speciespolyphyllum

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Heliotropium polyphyllum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Jul 2017.

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Heliotropium polyphyllum (Pineland Heliotrope)

4/14/2015 · Pinelands, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 6 × 8" (16 × 19 cm)

Heliotropium polyphyllum (Pineland Heliotrope)

4/14/2015 · Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 6 × 6" (15 × 16 cm) ID is uncertain

Heliotropium polyphyllum (Pineland Heliotrope)

4/14/2015 · Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 6 × 9" (15 × 22 cm) ID is uncertain

Heliotropium polyphyllum (Pineland Heliotrope)

4/14/2015 · Pinelands, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 5 × 5" (12 × 13 cm)

Heliotropium polyphyllum (Pineland Heliotrope)

4/14/2015 · Pinelands, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 4 × 5" (10 × 12 cm)

Heliotropium polyphyllum (Pineland Heliotrope)

4/14/2015 · Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 6 × 6" (15 × 15 cm) ID is uncertain

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