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Key to Heliotropium

View taxon page for Heliotropium

(For a list of species in Heliotropium, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Perennial herb

2. Stems, leaves not fleshy, short-soft-hairy; corolla purple ..... H. amplexicaule

2' Stems, leaves fleshy, glabrous; corolla white ..... H. curassavicum var. oculatum

1' Annual

3. Corolla 8–15+ mm diam; flowers 1 in axils; Desert ..... H. convolvulaceum var. californicum

3' Corolla 3–5 mm diam; inflorescence many in terminal coiled spikes; n&c Sierra Nevada Foothills, Great Central Valley, Central Coast, San Francisco Bay Area, Modoc Plateau ..... H. europaeum


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