Heliotropium tenellum

pasture heliotrope, white heliotrope
Family

Boraginaceae

Leaf Arrangement

opposite, cauline

Leaf Attachment

sessile

Leaf Type

simple

Leaf Shape

linear

Growth Form

forb

Flower Color

white

Flower Petals

5

Flower Month

March - November

Height (meters)

0.2 - 0.5

Milky Sap

No

Armed/Unarmed

Unarmed

Origin

native

Lifespan

annual


Field Characters

Small white flower with yellow eye.

Habitat

Dry, often limey soils in the open, and open woodlands. Prairies, plains, meadows, pastures, savannahs, ditches, ravines, and depressions.