Calflora
Taxon  Report   4060 
Heliotropium curassavicum  L.
Chinese parsley,  Heliotrope, Salt heliotrope, Seaside heliotrope
Heliotropium curassavicum
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
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Heliotropium curassavicum
© 2011 Thomas Reyes
Heliotropium curassavicum
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Heliotropium curassavicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Heliotropium curassavicum
© 2005 James M. Andre
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Heliotropium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Heliotropium curassavicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (HECU3)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 24, 2017).

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