Heliotropium curassavicum L.
Smooth Heliotrope

Reference
Sp.Pl. 1:130 (1753)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Prostrate or ascending annual or perennial (short-lived), herb, 0.1-0.2(-0.6) m high. Fl. white/blue, May to Dec or Jan. Saline & sandy soils, clay. Near salt swamps, samphire flats, along drainage lines, winter-wet depressions.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 25 November 1996
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Coolgardie, Dampierland, Esperance Plains, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Jarrah Forest, Little Sandy Desert, Mallee, Murchison, Nullarbor, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Tanami, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Ashburton, Augustus, Cape Range, Carlisle, Carnegie, Chichester, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Fitzgerald, Fortescue, Geraldton Hills, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Mackay, Mardabilla, McLarty, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Pindanland, Recherche, Roebourne, Shield, South Kimberley Interzone, Tallering, Tanami Desert, Trainor, Western Mallee, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions
Leeuwin-Naturaliste, Pilbara (nearshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Ashburton, Beverley, Brookton, Broome, Cambridge, Carnamah, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Chittering, Cockburn, Coolgardie, Coorow, Dandaragan, Dowerin, Dundas, East Pilbara, Esperance, Exmouth, Gnowangerup, Halls Creek, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Karratha, Kulin, Laverton, Meekatharra, Menzies, Murchison, Narembeen, Narrogin, Northam, Northampton, Port Hedland, Ravensthorpe, Shark Bay, Stirling, Subiaco, Swan, Toodyay, Upper Gascoyne, Victoria Plains, Wiluna, Yalgoo, York.