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Wild Heliotrope (Heliotropium curassavicum)

Plant: A fleshy perennial herb with spreading stems 6 to 12 inches high
Flowers: The flowers are white, purplish near the center with yellow spots in the throat. Arranged in coiled spikes 2¼ to 4½ inches long.
Fruit: Rounded, not hairy, with 4 nutlets
Leaf: The succulent leaves are ¼ to 1½ inches long on short stems.