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Clasping Heliotrope

Heliotropium amplexicaule


Plants, approximately 7-8 inches tall Flowers ca. 0.25 inches diameter; in a branched series of 3-4 helicoid false racemes that elongate at maturity; one-sided, coiled cymes; five fused petals forming a shallow funnel; pink at margin, white band to yellow center; five calyces, also hairy. Stem. Each plant may have several branches; hairy. Leaves. Alternate; sessile, lanceolate, finely hairy.


Growing in grass at side of road, in full sun.

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on May 2, 2017
Submitted on May 3, 2017

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