Key West Heliotrope (Heliotropium fruticosum)


Heliotropium Fruticosum, or more commonly know as Key West Heliotrope, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Heliotropium. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Heliotropium Fruticosum or Key West Heliotrope's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Arizona, Florida, New Mexico and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Heliotropium
  • Family: Boraginaceae
  • Order: Lamiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N)
  • State T/E Status: FL (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: FL (Key West heliotrope)

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