Salt heliotrope, Heliotropium curassavicum L., native
- a dicot in the Boraginaceae family -

 
Early blossoms have brighter colors.
Alkali heliotrope (also called salt heliotrope) is common in the picnic area and
in the alkali meadow. The summer flowers can be a light blue, lilac,
soft pink or white. The early blossoms are more colorful with yellow centers.
salt heliotrope blooms in late spring and summer
The flower heads get very long as the flowers on the tips open.

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