Taxon  Report   4058 
Heliotropium amplexicaule  M. Vahl
Clasping heliotrope
Heliotropium amplexicaule
© 2011 Eric Wrubel/NPS
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Heliotropium amplexicaule
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Heliotropium amplexicaule
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Heliotropium amplexicaule, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Heliotropium amplexicaule
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Genus: Heliotropium
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cochranea anchusifolia
PLANTS: Heliotropium anchusifolium
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 24, 2018).

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