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Heliotropium angiospermum

Heliotropium angiospermum Murray

Heliotropium parviflorum L.

Schobera angiosperma (Murray) Britton

Scorpiontail

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyBoraginaceaeBorages or forget-me-nots
GenusHeliotropiumFrom the Greek helios, “sun,” and trope, “turning,” thus meaning “sun-turning,” either a reference to the summer solstice when the first described species bloomed, or to the turning of flowers toward the sun, a characteristic of many species known as heliotropism
Speciesangiospermum

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Heliotropium angiospermum description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Heliotropium angiospermum (Scorpiontail)

4/10/2015 · Gulf Coast Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, Everglades City, FL
≈ 7 × 4½" (16 × 11 cm)

Heliotropium angiospermum (Scorpiontail)

4/10/2015 · Gulf Coast Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, Everglades City, FL
≈ 11 × 7" (28 × 18 cm)

Heliotropium angiospermum (Scorpiontail)

4/10/2015 · Gulf Coast Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, Everglades City, FL
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 21 cm)

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