Taxon  Report   9992    
Heliotropium convolvulaceum  (Nutt.) A. Gray
Phlox heliotrope
Heliotropium convolvulaceum
© 2005 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Heliotropium convolvulaceum
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Heliotropium convolvulaceum
© 2015 Keir Morse
Heliotropium convolvulaceum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Heliotropium convolvulaceum
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Genus: Heliotropium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Heliotropium convolvulaceum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).